Prime Minister Sherif Ismail met today with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abbadi on the sidelines of his official visit he pays to Egypt.
The reception ceremony was attended by ministers of oil، trade and industry، and the delegation accompanying the Iraqi prime minister.
Prime Minister Sherif Ismail welcomed his Iraqi counterpart Haidar al-Abadi and his accompanying delegation، stressing the deep-rooted ties between the two brotherly countries and Egypt's support for Iraq.
Ismail pointed out that terrorism is a global phenomenon that requires unity in order to eliminate it، as we should combat all forms of support received by these extremist groups.
He stressed the need for a joint international effort to take effective measures to cut the sources that funds these terrorist groups.
For his part، the Iraqi Prime Minister expressed sincere condolences to the Egyptian people and the families of the victims of the treacherous terrorist incident which took place in the Bahariya Oasis، southeast of Cairo، expressing his country's full support with Egypt in its war against terrorism.