Foreign minister Dr. Ibrahim Al-Jaafari received on 23 August, 2015 the Norwegian foreign minister Mr. Børge Brende and the Norwegian defence minister Ms. Ine Søreide at his office in Baghdad.
During the meeting, the bilateral relations and means to promote them in the interest of the two friendly countries were discussed.
"Iraq has opened up relations with all states of the world in accordance with the common interests and risks", the minister Dr. Al-Jaafari said, calling on the government of Norway to scale up the support provided to Iraq.
His Excellency called to benefit from the Norwegian experiences in rebuilding Iraq, calling on the Norwegian companies to invest in Iraq, especially that Iraq has promising investment opportunities.
While, the Norwegian part expressed the readiness of his country to provide further support to Iraq, moreover, they expressed their determination to invest in energy field.