REPRESENTATIVE OF HIS EMINENCE WELCOME THE EUROPEAN UNION AMBASSADOR TO IRAQ
The representative of His Eminence (may Allah prolong his life) His
Eminence Sheikh Ali Al-Najafy welcomed in his office the Ambassador of the
European Union to the Republic of Iraq Martin Hutt and his accompanying
Al-Najafy, during his meeting, stressed the need to respect peoples'
identities, traditions and values, stressing in this regard the importance for
all countries of the world to work in a manner that respects the sovereignty of
states and the principles and values of their people, and for any joint
action to be based on what is common among them without going too far to
interfere in affairs, values and ethics and the peculiarities of states.
Al-Najafy also indicated the importance of dialogue and communication
among peoples' cultures, and that the Holy Najaf opens its doors to all towards
mutual dialogue and work to activate common points to reach a practical reality
that serves humanity at large.
Sheikh Ali Al-Najafy called on the countries of the European Union and
the rest of the world to open up to Iraq towards economic projects that serve
the people, and to be serious, effective and practical steps to be achieved on
For his part, His Excellency the Ambassador extended his thanks and
gratitude for the warm reception and the ideas presented.