Baghdad / NINA /- Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi affirmed that Iraq will not abandon the Palestinian cause and its principled and firm stance on it, and that Palestine that inhabits the Iraqi conscience enjoys popular, political and official support.
A statement by the Prime Minister’s Office said that Al-Kadhimi met the Palestinian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Riyad Al-Maliki, and his accompanying delegation, and during the meeting they discussed bilateral relations between the two countries, and the repercussions of the Israeli attacks on the Palestinian people, which caused martyrdom of many innocent victims, including a martyr or wounded persons, and caused damage to infrastructure and civilian facilities.
Al-Kadhimi stressed that Iraq will not abandon the Palestinian cause and its principled and firm stance on it, and that Palestine, which inhabits the Iraqi conscience, enjoys popular, political and official support, and will not see Iraq except direct support, and through regional and international positions and contacts.
He stressed the importance of encouraging dialogue, the unity of the Palestinian position, and Iraq’s support for such an approach.
For his part, the Palestinian Foreign Minister conveyed the greetings of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, and his appreciation for Iraq’s brotherly position in support of Palestine and its support for the Palestinian people in facing the Israeli aggression.
The Palestinian Foreign Minister stressed that the escalating power of Iraq and its regional and international role, we consider it a force for the Palestinian position. / End
Source: National Iraqi News Agency