Foreign minister Dr. Ibrahim Al-Jaafari met the Ukrainian ambassador to Iraq Mr. Anatoly Marinc at the ministry Headquarter.
During the meeting, the bilateral relations and means to enhance them were discussed.
The minister pointed out: "there are several areas of cooperation should be activated, also there should be an exchange of experiences between the two countries, especially regarding the security, military and economic fields".
"Iraq has fertile ground to invest in and is looking forward for the contribution of the friendly states in the building, reconstruction and investment fields", His Excellency added, Urging the Ukrainian government to protect and support the Iraqi community in Kiev.
While, Mr. Anatoly Marinc asserted the need to enhance cooperation and activate the joint files between the two countries, affirming his countries commitment to work within the International Coalition thus supporting Iraq in its fight against the terrorist gangs of ISIL. The ambassador also praised the efforts exerted by Iraqi people in eliminating terrorism. His Excellency also expressed his gratitude for the facilities provided by the foreign ministry and its departments for the success of his mission in Baghdad.