Foreign Minister: Baghdad will turn into a center for communication and positive interaction
political | 12:16 - 26/08/2021
Baghdad - Mawazine News
Foreign Minister Fouad Hussein confirmed that Baghdad will turn into a center for communication and positive interaction.
In a statement received by Mawazine News, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that "Fouad Hussein, Minister of Foreign Affairs, received at his residence in the Russian capital, Moscow, the Chairman of the International Relations Committee in the Russian State Duma, Leonid Slutsky, and during the meeting, they discussed strengthening bilateral relations between Iraq and Russia, and an overall The political and security situation, and the efforts of the Iraqi government to restore security and stability.
The minister stressed, according to the statement, that "Iraq is a country rich in various revolutions, but it is going through exceptional circumstances that require its assistance by all friendly countries through investment, and the exchange of experiences in many fields," expressing Iraq's keenness to build relations with various countries of the world on the basis of Common interests and common risks.
He pointed to the importance of holding the Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership, to be held on Saturday, to enhance the Iraqi role, support Iraq, build economic partnerships with the countries of the region, and transform the space of conflicts and tensions in the region into a state of dialogue, stressing that Iraq's foreign policy is based on balance in its relations with its external environment.
Iraq was able to establish a platform and tools for dialogue, and Baghdad will turn into a center for communication and positive interaction.
He called for the necessity of activating the agreements concluded between Iraq and Russia; To strengthen the historical relations between the two countries.
The statement continued: They also discussed the visit of Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi to Moscow.
For his part, the Chairman of the International Relations Committee of the Russian State Duma, Leonid Slutsky, affirmed his country's continuous support for Iraq in various fields, pointing to the importance of opening prospects for joint cooperation to serve the interests of the two countries.
Slutsky stressed that the idea of holding the Baghdad conference and gathering the countries invited to Baghdad is one of the brilliant successes of Iraqi diplomacy, and its positive results will be reflected not only on the Iraqi situation, but on the situation of the entire region, and bless those in charge of the conference. Ended 29/A87