House Speaker Meets Emir of Qatar In Doha

BAGHDAD - Speaker of the House of Representatives, Salim al-Jubouri discussed in Doha with the Emir of Qatari Sheikh, Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, the Qatari Emir, boosting bilateral relations and the overall situation in the Arab and region.

A statement from Jubouri's office quoted him as saying that "Iraq is interested in expanding the horizons of cooperation with its Arab environment and seeks to achieve lasting and fruitful communication with its brothers, especially as it is close to ending the existence of Daesh terrorist."

For his part, the Emir of Qatar stressed the importance of Iraq in the region, and the need to consolidate relations between the two countries, added that "Qatar is keen to establish special relations between Qatar and Iraq.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency