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Foreign Secretary meets Iraqi Speaker, Dr al-Nujaifi

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Foreign Secretary William Hague: "I reaffirmed the UK’s resolve to continue supporting the government and people of Iraq as they embrace democracy, reconciliation and economic development."

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Following today’s meeting with Dr al-Nujaifi, Foreign Secretary William Hague said:

“I was delighted to see Dr Usama al-Nujaifi in the UK for his first official visit. I reaffirmed the UK’s resolve to continue supporting the government and people of Iraq as they embrace democracy, reconciliation and economic development. We agreed that it was vital to further strengthen our links in trade, commerce, education, and defence and looked forward to doing so in the coming months and years.”

Published 12 October 2011