Stressing The Need to Adopt Collective Initiatives to Preserve the Security of The Countries in The Region and to initiate Proper Frameworks for Dialogue to Reach the Desired Goals, Iraqi Minister of Foreign Affairs Visits The State of Qatar

On 15 March2021, Foreign Minister H.E. Mr. Fuad Hussein paid an official visit to the Qatari capital, Doha, and held talks with Qatari leaders.
Minister Hussien was received by H. H. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar, where the First conveyed to H.E. Al- Thani the greetings of leaders in Iraq, and both sides discussed relations between the two countries and ways of investing opportunities in the coming phase, calling upon Qatari companies to initiate business in Iraq at various levels.

Both parties also discussed the security situation in the region, and stressed the need to adopt collective initiatives to strengthen the security of the countries in the region and to initiate proper frameworks for dialogue to reach the desired goals. The meeting was attended by Sheikh Muhammad bin Abdul Rahman Al Thani, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Qatar, in addition to Ambassador of Iraq to Doha H.E. Mr. Omar Barzanji.

It should be noted that there was also a meeting between Minister Hussein and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani, and both sides discussed bilateral relations between the two brotherly countries in addition to stressing the need to increase coordination on various levels in the light of the situations in the region.
Minister Hussein congratulated his counterpart on the occasion of restoring relations between the State of Qatar and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, then he extended an invitation to his counterpart to visit Iraq.
For his part, H.E. Al Thani accepted the invitation and promised to achieve it in the coming period.

During the meeting, both sides also discussed the regional and international developments of mutual interest.

During his trip, Minister Hussein, accompanied by Ambassador Al-Barzanji, visited the Iraqi Embassy in Qatar and met with the diplomatic and local staff members, to follow up the work progress at the embassy. During the meeting, he stressed the importance of enhancing Iraq’s presence abroad within a policy of balance, enhancing stability and openness with all parties, in a way that serves the interests of Iraq and the region.