Baghdad/ Iraq TradeLink: Iraq and Tunisia agreed today on security and intelligence cooperation to face terrorism in both countries.
Tunisian foreign minister Khamees al-Jihainawi discussed with the Iraqi Premier Haidar al-Ibadi means of bilateral cooperation in all fields, including combating terrorism.
Economic, trade and tourism issues were discussed, according to an Iraqi official statement .
On the other hand, Minister Jihainawi held talks with Iraqi Parliament Speaker Saleem al-Jbouri.
Yesterday, Iraqi President Fouad Ma’soum held talks with Minister al-Jihainawi, where both sides stressed the importance of cooperation in anti-terrorism issues, as well as other educational and economic spheres.
No information was given whether the Tunisian minister discussed the question of the Tunisian prisoners in Iraq, which reached to 15.
Last year, information was circulated that more than 400 Arabs were still in Iraqi prisoners for several years, who were handed over by the US forces in 2011.