BAGHDAD / House Speaker Salim al-Jubouri confirmed the importance of the French role in Iraq through support and assistance in the war against terrorism.
Jubouri said during a meeting with a member of the French Chamber of Deputies, head of the Iraqi-French Friendship Society, Jack Berry, according to a statement by his press office: "Iraq is on the verge of a historic stage, friends will have an important role in it."
Jubouri, during the meeting, which was attended by French Ambassador Marc Baretti, called on the French government and parliament, through Friendship Association, to develop cooperation, particularly at the level of institutions, particularly the legislative institution.
For his part, the French official expressed optimism by the victories achieved by the Iraqis in their war against the terrorist organization Daesh, stressing: "The relations between France and Iraq is passing through excellent time," hoping that the coming period would witness larger cooperation.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency