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Iraqi PM stresses need for regional reconciliation at summit in Jordan

Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani attended the second round of the Baghdad conference today in Jordan and expressed Iraq's willingness to push forward on regional cooperation and partnership.
Dignitaries pose together in a family photo at the start of the Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership.

BAGHDAD — Jordan hosted the second round of the Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership today, with the participation of regional and European countries. The conference aims to "provide support for the stability, security and prosperity of Iraq," according to a statement from the French presidency, which initiated the first round of the dialogue in 2021. 

Leaders and officials from Iraq, Jordan, Turkey, Egypt, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, the Emirates, Qatar, the Sultanate of Oman, Bahrain and Iran were in attendance, in addition to French President Emanuel Macron and representatives of the European Union and the United Nations.

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