Undersecretary for Legal Affairs and Multilateral Relations Meets Director of the Brookings Institution

Ambassador Hazem Al-Youssafi, Undersecretary for Legal Affairs and Multilateral Relations, met with General John Allen, director of the Washington-based Brookings Institute on the sidelines of the Bratislava Global Security Forum, which took place on 6-8 June 2019 in Slovakia.

He reviewed the political and security developments and the priorities of the reconstruction of liberated areas, stressing Iraq’s keenness to play a positive role in the stability of the region.

Ambassador Al-Yousifi praised the positions of Slovakia in support of Iraq in the fight against terrorism, directed the invitation to Mr. Allen to visit Iraq. On his part, Mr. Allen stressed Iraq’s political and strategic importance of Iraq in the world, expressing his happiness with the achievement of security stability, revealing that he will visit Iraq at the earliest opportunity