Vice President Meets France Ambassador In Iraq

BAGHDAD / Vice President Iyad Allawi discussed with the French ambassador in Baghdad Marc Baretti a number of topics related to Iraq and the region as well as relations between the two friendly countries and ways to enhance cooperation between them.

According to a statement from the Information Office of the Vice President: "The two sides also reviewed the latest developments in the Iraqi-Turkish relations and stressed the importance of pursuing the dialogue to solve outstanding differences, also discussed the UN's efforts to help improve the situation in Iraq and the need to intensify the files of displaced persons and reconstruction of the affected areas.

The two sides also discussed a number of issues related to the regional and international levels, and to encourage the international community and the countries of moderation in the region to hold a regional conference to lay the foundations of cooperation and partnership in accordance with a clear road map to ensure the safety and security of the region and the prosperity of its peoples.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency