Shafaq News / The President of the Republic of Iraq, Barham Salih made a phone call to Chinese President Xi Jinping.
In the Phone conversation, President Salih congratulated the Chinese President on the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party.
Conversation placed emphasis on the depth of the historical relations between the two countries, with focus on the need to broaden the horizon of their mutual cooperation in the economic, trade and industrial fields.
Talks also mentioned Chinese companies' role in rebuilding Iraq and their contributions in infrastructure, energy and oil sectors, in the ways that could better serve the interest of both peoples.
President Salih and President Xi Jinping agreed how important it was to strengthen cultural cooperation between the two countries, and it was asserted that a great number of fellowships could be awarded to the Iraqi at the Chinese Universities.
The Iraqi President hailed China's role in assisting Iraq to address the challenges presented by the coronavirus outbreak through sending vaccines and experts to help Iraqi health staff.
latest developments related-matters in the region were discussed at the phone conversation, and President Salih emphasized that action and coordination are needed to defuse crises in the region and calm tensions there. Secure, stable and sovereign Iraq is an anchor for regional security and stability, he said.