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Abadi, Mogherini discuss ongoing anti-ISIS war

Abadi meets Mogherini
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Wednesday held talks in Washington with the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, The Baghdad Post reported.

During the meeting held on the sidelines of a conference for the foreign ministers of the international coalition against ISIS, Ms. Mogherini hailed the advances made by the Iraqi forces to liberate the Iraqi territories from the terror organization. 

She stressed the EU willingness to support Iraq in the field of dismantling mines, police training and restoring stability.

She highlighted plans to send an EU team to determine the priorities of the Iraqi government to accelerate support.

An Iraqi high-level delegation topped by Mr.
Abadi arrived in Washington on Monday on a state visit at an invitation from US President Donald Trump.

Abadi's talks in Washington have covered joint efforts in the war on terrorism, cooperation at the security and military levels as well as means of boosting bilateral ties.