Thursday, 14 Nov 2019

Foreign Minister: One Of The Govt’s Priorities Is To Develop Fraternal, Social And Economic Relations With Arab Brothers

BAGHDAD, Foreign Minister Mohammed Ali al-Hakim affirmed that one of the priorities of the new government in foreign policy is to develop fraternal, social and economic relations with the Arab brothers.

A statement from the Foreign Ministry said, "Hakim met with ambassadors and heads of missions to the Arab countries accredited in Iraq, and during the meeting, the ambassadors congratulated the minister on the occasion of assuming the post of Minister of Foreign Affairs in the new government."

They reviewed the overall security and political situation in Iraq, and the events taking place in the Arab region, particularly the regional tour of President Barham Saleh and its importance to develop Iraq's relations with the regional environment and the great interaction that Iraq had during this round from the countries and their leaders.

The minister stressed that the new government is committed to implement the government's program, particularly with regard to foreign policy, which is one of the most important priorities for developing relations with Arabs, stressing the importance for concerting diplomatic efforts to ease tension in the region, especially in Palestine and Syria. And find solutions based on constructive dialogue that preserves the security, stability and the Syrian people. "

For their part, the ambassadors welcomed the convening of such meetings, which would bring the views closer and intensify the diplomatic efforts to open the horizons of joint cooperation on common issues, stressing their seriousness in working with the Iraqi Foreign Ministry in the best interests of the Arab countries.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency

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