Iraq, French leaders discuss fight against terrorism

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and French President Emmanuel Macron discussed the bilateral ties and the combat against terrorism on Monday.
During a phone conversation, initiated by Macron, the French leader reiterated support for the Iraqi government in its efforts to restore security and stability and rebuild the state
institutions.
Al-Abadi briefed Macron on the plans of his government to fight terrorism, revitalize the economy, create more jobs and promote investment, according to a government statement.
He thanked the French leader for the military support to the Iraqi army in such areas as equipment, armament, logistics and training, the statement added. (end)
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