Etidal’s Dr. Al-Shammari discusses efforts to combat extremism in Iraq

Etidal's Dr. Al-Shammari discusses efforts to combat extremism in Iraq

Iraqi National Security Advisor Qassim Alaraji received here Monday the Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology (Etidal) Secretary-General Dr. Mansour Al-Shammari and his accompanying delegation in the presence of Saudi Ambassador to Iraq Abdulaziz Al-Shammari.

The Iraqi National Security Advisor praised the development of the Saudi-Iraqi relations in all fields; and Etidal’s efforts and capabilities in combating extremism.

During the meeting, Etidal’s secretary-general thanked the Iraqi National Security Advisor for the warm reception; stressing that the Republic of Iraq has a rich experience combating terrorism and extremist ideology.

Dr. Al-Shammari also stressed that Etidal Center with all its tools and competencies is to service the State of Iraq and supports its efforts in combating the ideas and ideologies of extremist and terrorist organizations.

The Head of Iraqi National Security Abdul Ghani Al-Asadi too received Dr. Al-Shammari. During the reception, they discussed aspects of joint cooperation and coordination of issues of common interest, and ways to exchange experiences, support, and enhance them.

Dr. Al-Shammari is in the Republic of Iraq on an official visit, during which he will hold a number of joint meetings and discussions in the field of combating extremist ideology.