Visiting German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer stressed her country’s support for the Iraqi army, noting that Daesh elements are still there despite the end of military operations.
At a press conference with Iraqi Defense Minister Najah al-Shammari, the German minister said she reviewed with her Iraqi counterpart means of training and supporting Iraqi forces.
She noted that Iraq is moving ahead towards defeating terrorism.
She said Germany will fight with Iraq against Daesh within the framework of the international coalition.
She noted that there is logistic and intelligence support for Iraq in its fight against terrorism.
For his part, the Iraqi minister said cooperation with Germany will boost in the coming period, noting that Iraqi forces continue to pursue terrorists in the western desert in Anbar.