16.1 C
Sunday, December 10, 2023

Iraqi PM offers condolences to French president over death of French soldier in Iraq


Share post:


Baghdad: Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia’ al-Sudani extended on Tuesday condolences to French President Emmanuel Macron over the death of a French soldier, who was killed during a joint military operation between Iraqi and French forces against the Islamic State (IS) group in Iraq.

According to an official statement from al-Sudani’s media office, al-Sudani received a phone call on Tuesday evening from Macron, during which they also discussed bilateral ties and ways to develop economic, cultural, and security relations, as well as the latest regional and international developments.

Moreover, they talked about the official visit of the French president to Baghdad in the near future, the statement added, without revealing the exact time of the visit.

According to French media reports, a French military instructor was killed in Iraq on Aug. 21, while assisting the Iraqi army in an operation against the IS.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Related articles

Alleged killers of Gogamedi nabbed from Chandigarh hotel

On the night of Saturday, December 9, two teams of Rajasthan and Delhi police, nabbed the alleged killers...

Mayawati’s nephew Akash Anand announced as next BSP chief

On Sunday, December 10, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) National President, Mayawati, announced her 28-year-old nephew, Akash Ananad, as...

Vishnu Deo Sai to be Chhattisgarh CM, says ‘Will work for Modi Ki Guarantee’

Ending the suspense over who the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh will be, the Bharatiya Janata Party, on Sunday,...

BSP Amroha MP Danish Ali suspended for ‘anti-party’ activities

On Saturday, December 9, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) suspended its Lok Sabha MP from Amroha, Danish Ali,...