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Hussein stressed during a press conference with his French counterpart, that the French foreign minister’s visit to Baghdad comes in light of security and economic challenges facing Iraq, adding: “We touched on the role of French companies and military and security relations, and the file of ISIS prisoners and we are continuing to fight terrorism.” We discussed with the French side the regional situation and the tension in the region.
For his part, the French foreign minister said, “Our visit to Baghdad aims to support the government in facing challenges, stressing that” his country supports the security forces in its war against ISIS, and we will not relent in front of our common enemy. “
He pointed out that “achieving the sovereignty of Iraq is something that cannot be compromised,” noting that “we look forward to Iraq restoring its leadership role in creating balance for the Middle East.”