Prime Minister Conte meets with the President of the Republic of Iraq
22 Novembre 2018
This afternoon, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte met with the President of the Republic of Iraq, Barham Salih, on his first visit out of the Middle East as the guest of honour at the Opening Session of the MED Dialogues in Rome. The meeting focused on the need to consolidate the reconstruction of the Country’s political, social and economic fabric, the analysis of the challenges facing Iraq, which must now undertake a long road of reforms and national reconciliation, and exchanging views on regional issues. Prime Minister Conte reaffirmed Italy’s friendship and sympathy with Iraq and the efforts made to promote its stabilisation, and the Head of the State of Iraq highlighted Italy’s contribution in terms of assistance, especially in the sector of security and the protection of cultural heritage.