On Thursday, Ali Reza Gunay, the Turkish ambassador to Iraq, expressed optimism that the relationship between Baghdad and Ankara will significantly improve in the near future. He described it as a “quantum leap.”
The Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ media office released a statement to Shafaq News agency announcing that Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Fouad Hussein, held talks with the Turkish ambassador on enhancing cooperation and strengthening bilateral relations for the benefit of both nations.
During the meeting, both parties talked about the visit of Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan to Baghdad in the latter half of August. They also discussed Turkey’s participation in the development project with neighboring countries and the shared water issue.
Hussein emphasized the Iraqi government’s efforts to create a favorable investment climate and offer opportunities for foreign companies to develop promising investments. He noted that Turkish companies have played a significant role in Iraq’s construction projects.
The Turkish ambassador expressed their country’s commitment to resolving any unresolved issues between the two nations. They also mentioned that there will be a significant progress in the development of relations between the two countries in the upcoming period.