Vietnam backs every effort by the Iraqi government and the international community to stabilise the situation in Iraq, said Foreign Ministry spokesman Le Hai Binh on August 18.

Answering reporters’ queries about Vietnam’s stance on recent terrorist attacks on Iraqi civilians, Binh said Vietnam is deeply concerned about these acts and condemns them.

About the Iraqi President’s nomination of a new Prime Minister to pave the way for the establishment of a new cabinet, Binh said Vietnam welcomes the President’s nomination move.

Vietnam hopes that the new Iraqi government will be established soon to stabilise and rebuild the country, Binh concluded.-VNA