Iraqi PM to pay official visit to UK: statement

China Daily (Europe) | Oct 12, 2020 at 2:00 AM
  • The Iraqi Foreign Ministry said on Sunday that Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi is expected to pay an official visit to Britain.
  • Unidentified militant groups frequently fire mortar rounds on Iraqi military bases housing US-led coalition forces as well as the US embassy in Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone, where the main Iraqi government offices and some foreign embassies are located.
  • Britain is part of a US-led international coalition tasked with helping the Iraqi security forces in the fight against the Islamic State militants by carrying out airstrikes against their positions in Iraq and Syria as well as providing military equipment and training for Iraqi forces.