Foreign Minister Meets Arab Ambassadors Accredited to Baghdad in the Presence of Interior Minister

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim held a meeting with Arab ambassadors accredited to Baghdad in the presence of Interior Minister mr. Yassin al-Yasiri.

Minister Alhakim touched on a number of local issues, recent developments, as well as the crises suffered by some countries in the Arab region.

Al-Hakim called for the importance of coordinating Arab positions on the challenges facing the region, expressing Iraq’s readiness to support the paths of peaceful and political solutions in the face of crises and the establishment of security, stressing the strengthening of intelligence cooperation to prevent the expansion and spread of terrorist cells, as well as the fight against Da’esh terrorist organization.

The Minister also referred to the results of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly and the sideline meetings he held with his counterparts.

Interior Minister Mr. Yassin Al-Yasiri briefed the Ambassadors on the demonstrations in the capital Baghdad and a number of governorates, explaining that the government is working to take a number of measures to respond to the demands of the demonstrators in accordance with the law, stressing the return of life to normal.

Minister Yassin also stressed that the government attributes great importance to the security of embassies and missions, and their employees, to protect them, and to provide them with a safe environment to carry out their diplomatic missions in Iraq and serve the common interests.