During the visit, General Scaparrotti and Air Chief Marshal Sir Peach met with Staff General Othman al-Ghanimi, Iraqi Army Chief of Staff, and Staff Lieutenant General Jameel Kamil Abdullah Al Shimari, President of the Defence University For Military Studies.
Together, the four leaders signed the Certificate of Recognition of Cooperation between NATO Mission Iraq and the Iraq Defence University for Military Studies, highlighting the partnership between the two institutions.
"The work our partners are doing in Iraq is consistent with NATO's priorities and values," said General Scaparrotti. "This partnership is testament to the dedication each member puts forward to help to achieve our goals." Iraq is considered a member of the "Partners Across the Globe" NATO framework, to build relationships in the spirit of mutual benefit.
Story by SHAPE Public Affairs Office