BAGHDAD / Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani congratulated Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi on the occasion of the liberation of the city of Mosul.
" Al-Abadi office said in a press statement that Emir of Qatar offered his congratulations for the Iraqi victory and the liberation of Mosul, adding that this victory was achieved through the efforts and sacrifices of the Iraqi forces, a victory for all Arabs and a lasting joy for Iraq."
"We are ready to stand with you and support you and trust that you will lead Iraq to safety," he added.
For his part, Al-Abadi said, "we thank God for this victory, and if it is achieved, it is the fruit of the sacrifice of the Iraqis and their unity against terrorism, we have eliminated it militarily and we must cooperate to eliminate it intellectually, pointing out that terrorism originated from differences and intersections, and we should be united and gather our peoples and discard differences.
Al-Abadi and the Qatari Emir stressed the importance of deepening relations between the two peoples and the two countries, combating terrorism and cooperation in economic and trade fields.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency