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De Croo affirms Belgium, EU's support to Iraq

Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Alexander De Croo affirmed on Tuesday the eagerness of his country and the EU for sustainable stability and welfare in Iraq and the Kurdistan Region, KUNA reported.

This came during a meeting between him and former president of the Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani. The two sides discussed risks that terrorism poses on the stability of region and the world.

In a statement by Barzani's office, De Croo expressed appreciation for Barzani's role and the Kurdistan region in the fight against ISIS and the contributions to the region's stability.

The Belgian official stressed that the visit emphasized Belgium and Europe's support of efforts made to promote progress, guarantee stability and counter terrorism, according to the statement.
Last Modified: Tuesday، 19 February 2019 11:51 PM