China's Ambassador to Iraq Chen Weiqing expressed his country's aspiration to raise
the level of economic and trade cooperation between the two countries, affirming his country's support to
Iraq in various fields, according to a statement from the office of the Iraqi presidency.
During his meeting on Monday with the Iraqi president, Weiqing congratulated Barham Salih for assuming the post, conveying the greetings of Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wishes for Salih to achieve successes in accordance to his duty.
Salih stressed the depth of bilateral relations and the activation of joint agreements between them, affirming the need to enhance joint cooperation in the industrial, agricultural and trade fields to serve the people of the two countries.