Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Wednesday affirmed Italy's support to Iraq and
its people in the reconstruction phase, adding that his country will also back
Iraq in economic fields, health and education.
During talks between Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi and his Italian counterpart in Baghdad on Wednesday, the two top diplomats discussed ways of enhancing cooperation between the two countries in all fields.
They also reviewed efforts to support security and stability in the region, a statement by Abdul Mahdi's office read.
Abdul Mahdi commended Italy's cooperation with Iraq in confronting terrorism and expressed appreciation of the "friendship" between the two countries.
Conte started his visit on Wednesday to Baghdad where he also met with President Barham Salih. He then left Baghdad for Erbil.