His Eminence, the Leader Sayyid, Muqtada al-Sadr meets the Special Envoy of the French Foreign Minister and the French Ambassador to Iraq

His Eminence, the Leader Sayyid, Muqtada al-Sadr meets the Special Envoy of the French Foreign Minister and the French Ambassador to Iraq

His Eminence Hujjat al-Islam and Muslims, the leader Sayyid, Muqtada al-Sadr met a delegation included the Special Envoy of French Foreign Minister, Jerome Bonnafon ,the Director of North Africa and Middle East Department in the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the French Ambassador to Iraq Mr. Borno Obeyer on Wednesday, 11 July 2018 in Najaf – al-Hanana.

The meeting discussed the relations between the two countries and the Iraqi and French friendly peoples, and the means of enhancing these relations to serve the common interests based on mutual respect.

The meeting also discussed the political process in the country and the outcome of the elections. His Eminence pointed out that the situation in Iraq necessitates the urgent formation of a national and paternalism government aim to provide services , free and decent living for all citizens without discrimination.

The meeting discussed also the Iraqi neighboring countries and the extent of their interference in the internal affairs of country, as well as the events and conflicts in the Middle East.

For his part, His Eminence Sayyid Muqtada al-Sadr urged the French government to have an active role in the field of services, especially energy, water and agriculture, as well as the humanitarian aspect whereas France has wide role in this field.

At the end of the meeting, the delegation thanked the leader for the opportunity to meet with his Eminence and for good hospitality and welcoming.