Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf

The extraordinary flight from Ankara to Baghdad, with 288 passengers on board is now being conducted under the directives of Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim and follow-up of the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq in Ankara, and with the participation of diplomatic and administrative staff who have made exceptional efforts to complete official approvals and coordination with the Protocol Department at the Ministry’s headquarters.