Iraq urges EU to participate in reducing current internal tensions

Baghdad (AIN) –The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the European Union are going to consider the situation in Iraq during their next meeting that will be held on next Monday.

An EU official stated in a press release on Saturday “The EU received a call from Iraq to participate in reducing the tensions witnessed in the country,” noting that “The EU hopes to play a role that helps in sustaining stability in Iraq and the Ministers will exchange the views but will not issue any specific recommendations at this stage.”

“The EU hopes to coordinate its efforts with the UN and the UNAMI and to continue its role started earlier in 2003,” the official added.

“The role of the EU focuses on certain sides like the wise ruling, enhancing the institutions and to develop the vital sectors like water and agriculture,” the official concluded.