Foreign Minister Meets with Russian Ambassador to Iraq

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein met with Mr. Maksim Maksimov, Russian Federation Ambassador to Iraq and discussed with him the historical strategic Iraqi-Russian relations.

Minister Fuad Hussein called for the importance of strengthening bilateral cooperation between Baghdad and Moscow, expressing the government’s desire to strengthen Iraqi capabilities to maintain stability and confront security threats.

Minister Fuad Hussein also referred to Iraq’s efforts to create new opportunities for cooperation in a way that serves the interests of the two countries and meets the aspirations of the two friendly peoples. The Russian Ambassador also extended an official invitation from the Russian Foreign Minister to Minister Fuad Hussein to visit Moscow and hold discussions with senior officials in the country.

Minister Fuad Hussein thanked his Russian counterpart for the invitation and promised to consider it and define the topics of discussion with the Russian side.