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Iraq to enhance cooperation with NATO

As Iraq aims to rebuild its security institutions, the cooperation with NATO increases.
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg speaks to AFP about the strikes on two major Saudi oil facilities that were claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels but which both Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Tehran, in Baghdad, Iraq, Sept. 16, 2019.

As part of Iraq's strategy to maintain the security status in the country following the victory against the Islamic State, NATO's role in Iraq has been on the rise over the last few years.

During his meeting with the permanent NATO representatives in Brussels June 30, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi highlighted NATO's role in Iraq, asking for expansion and diversification of this role in the future.

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