SULAIMANI — The Czech Republic will allocate $3 million USD in humanitarian aid for the government of Iraq, the Iraqi PM’s office announced.
The Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, Bohuslav Sobotka, accompanied by a high delegation, arrived in Baghdad on Saturday (August 26). Sobotka held talks with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Sunday.
Abadi’s office released a statement on Sunday (August 27) sayingthe Iraqi premier praised the support and assistance of the government of the Czech Republic in the fight against terror during a press conference with Sobotka.
Abadi added several agreements were signed with the Czech Republic in the fields of weapons, military equipment and other military sections.
PM Sobotka, for his part, promised to support Iraq in the fight against terror and other fields, Abadi’s office stated.
Sobotka also expressed his country’s readiness to strengthen economic and trade relations with the government of Iraq. He also offered his country’s experts in the oil field to Iraq.
He further said the Czech Republic has allocated $4 million in humanitarian aid to Iraq so far and it will allocate $3 million more to Baghdad, the statement read.