With NATO commander

Al-Sudani discusses cybersecurity strategy and pursuit of ISIS remnants

BAGHDAD, September 3 — On Sunday, Prime Minister Mohammed Shiaa Al-Sudani of Iraq held talks with the Commander of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) mission in Iraq, General Jose Antonio Martinez, and his accompanying delegation. The discussions focused on cybersecurity strategy and efforts to track down remnants of ISIS.

The Prime Minister’s office released a statement, a copy of which was obtained by Network 964, detailing the meeting:

“In the morning, Prime Minister Mohammed Shiaa Al-Sudani received General Jose Antonio Martinez, the leader of the NATO mission in Iraq, along with his delegation.

During the meeting, the mission’s objectives were reviewed, including the status of cooperation with the Iraqi armed forces in the fields of training and advisory support. The discussion also touched upon the enhancement of field capabilities for the various branches of the Iraqi armed forces. Furthermore, ongoing operations to pursue and eliminate the remnants of terrorism were a key topic of conversation.

The NATO mission presented its final report on the assessment of cybersecurity threats in Iraq to the Prime Minister.

Prime Minister Al-Sudani expressed his appreciation for the mission’s work, affirming that Iraq remains committed to implementing its cybersecurity strategy, which was adopted in 2022 by the Ministerial Council for National Security.

He also highlighted the establishment of a high-level cybersecurity committee to coordinate and intensify efforts among various relevant authorities.”