Baghdad, Norway has affirmed its support for efforts to achieve stability and lasting peace in Iraq.
"The Iraqi Ambassador to Oslo, Shaker Qassem Mehdi, met with Norwegian Parliament Speaker Tony Wilhelmsen Troyne in the parliament building," a Foreign Ministry statement said.
During the meeting, the Ambassador stressed the importance of developing relations between the two friendly countries, including parliamentary relations, stressing the keenness of Iraq to build fruitful relations with the Kingdom of Norway contribute to the establishment of a strategic partnership in the long term.
For her part, the Norwegian official confirmed that her country supports the efforts to achieve stability and lasting peace for Iraq, and efforts aimed at addressing the social and psychological effects caused by the Daesh terrorist gangs.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency