Iraq’s Defense Minister Jomaa Enad received, on Wednesday, the Commander of the Lebanese Armed Forces, General Joseph Aoun, at the Ministry’s headquarters,” the Ministry said in a statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA).
The pair discussed the situation of the Lebanese military institution and the means to support it, Lebanon’s National News Agency (NNA) reported.
Later, Iraq’s Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi also received, on Wednesday, the visiting Commander of the Lebanese Army.
“During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations between the two countries, ways of enhancing joint cooperation, and mechanisms to support the military institution in order to improve its performance,” the Prime Minister’s Media Office said in a statement.
They reviewed the efforts of the Iraqi forces in combating terrorism and pursuing the remnants of terrorist gangs highlighting the successes achieved on the ground, which positively reflected on the consolidation of security and stability in Iraq and the region.
Al-Kadhimi stressed the importance of developing security and military cooperation between the two brotherly countries to guarantee security and stability for the two peoples.