Iraq discusses the opening of a direct air transport line with the United States

Iraq discusses the opening of a direct air transport line with the United States

2019/10/15 12:54

Iraq discusses the opening of a direct air transport line with the United States[Baghdad-Where]
Transport Minister Abdullah Laibi discussed with the US Deputy Ambassador to Iraq Brian McFitters and his accompanying delegation the enhancement of bilateral cooperation between the two countries and the expansion of joint work in all fields of transport.
A statement of the ministry received the agency [where] a copy of it that “the Minister of Transport discussed during the meeting the need to activate air transport between the two countries through the opening of a direct air link between Baghdad and Washington to strengthen ties between the two sides in the transport sector on the one hand, on the other hand contributes to this service Our brothers are from the Iraqi community living in the United States. ”
He added that “Iraqi Airways is contracted with the US company Boeing and has strong aircraft to enable them to travel long distances,” noting “we have future plans to open many destinations directly to various countries of the world.”
“The Ministry of Transport is committed to the security precautions of the airlines landing in America and Iraq is ready to apply the required security standards and requirements in all their details,” he said.
For his part, Brian McFitters, US Deputy Ambassador to Iraq, expressed his country’s interest in cooperation with Iraq in the transport sector and to serve the two countries.

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