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Abadi finishes his visit to France, arrives in Baghdad

Abadi finishes his visit to France, arrives at Baghdad

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi arrived on Friday at Baghdad after finishing his visit to France.

Abadi arrived at Paris on Wednesday, heading a delegation of Iraqi ministers, after receiving a formal invitation from the French President Emmanuel Macron.

On the visit, Macron offered to mediate between the Iraqi government and Kurds after crisis reached high level over independence Referendum.

Abadi also said he does not want an armed conflict with Iraqi Kurds but stresses they should obey Baghdad authorities in the wake of the referendum on independence in the autonomous region.

During the visit, Abadi announced that France would grant a €430 million loan to Iraq for the rehabilitation of districts that have been liberated from ISIS terrorists. 

Last Modified: Friday، 06 October 2017 10:57 AM