French President To Visit Iraq On Monday

BAGHDAD / French President Francois Hollande will visit Iraq on next Monday.

Sky News quoted Hollande as saying in a congratulatory traditional speech to the French on the occasion of the new year "we have not yet been finished the scourge of terrorism, and we must continue to confront it abroad, and this is what we are doing through our military operations in Mali, Syria and Iraq."

He added that he will visit Iraq after tomorrow to draw a tribute to French soldiers there, who are involved in the war against Daesh."

He pointed out that he would discuss with Iraqi officials the fight against terrorism, to avoid attacks in France ".

Source: National Iraqi News Agency