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Halbusi calls Egyptian counterpart to open channels of communications

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Iraq’s parliamentary speaker Mohamed al-Halbusi

Iraq’s newly-elected parliamentary speaker, Mohamed al-Halbusi called his Egyptian counterpart, Ali Abdel Aal, to open channels of communications between the two countries to contribute in the reconstruction of liberated areas.

This came on the sidelines of his meeting with with Secretary-General of the Arab League Ahmed Aboul Gheit in Cairo

Arab Parliament Speaker Mishaal Al-Salami summoned Halbusi to meet with Aboul Gheit and deliver a speech before Arab league representatives on a number of local, regional and international developments and cases.

Halbusi’s visit, according to Salami, will boost cooperation between theArab Parliament and Iraq and mutual coordination to resolve outstanding crises.

“Iraq is one of the Arab League’s founders and is considered one of the keystones of joint Arab actions and decision-making,” Salami told the press.

“This invitation comes as the Arab Parliament seeks to support Iraq’s efforts in rebuilding liberated areas and achieving the aspirations of Iraqi people.”

Halbusi was unanimously elected as Iraq’s parliament's new speaker on Sept. 15, bringing the country one step closer to forming a government after months of political uncertainty and obstacles.

Previous remarks by Halbousi stressed the necessity of forming a strong Iraqi cabinet that is capable of facing current challenges and setting the country’s national interest as a top priority.

Last Modified: Wednesday، 03 October 2018 02:34 PM
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