Masoum condoles his German counterpart for the death of Helmut Kohl

BAGHDAD - President Fuad Masoum sent a cable of condolences to his German Counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier on the death of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl.

" He said in a cable of condolence , "I extend my deepest condolences to the German people on the death of the former Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, Helmut Kohl, after a hearty life devoted to serving his country, prosperity and unity as well as to the peace and prosperity of the world.

He added, "We recall with appreciation the status of the late deceased in strengthening the bonds of cooperation and solidarity between the German and Iraqi peoples, expressing respect for the position he occupied during the process of large and historic giving."

Source: National Iraqi News Agency