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Egypt congratulates Iraq on defeating ISIS

Ibrahim al-Jaafary
Egyptian FM Sameh Shoukry reiterated Sunday his country's firm commitment to support Iraq in its battle to defeat terrorism, The Baghdad Post reported. 

This came during a telephone conversation between Shoukry and his Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim al-Jaafari, congratulating him on defeating ISIS in Mosul.

The two ministers discussed the latest regional developments and ways to enhance cooperation between the two countries, and to coordinate positions on regional issues in international forums, the statement added.

Jaafari offered his condolences for the Friday terror attack that hit Rafah, North Sinai, leaving dozens of Egyptian soldiers killed.

The statement added that a new round of political consultation at the level of foreign ministers will be held soon.

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