Permanent Representative of Republic of Iraq to Geneva meets Deputy Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO)

The Permanent Representative of the Republic of Iraq to the United Nations Office in Geneva, Ambassador Abdul Kareem Hashem Mustafa met at the headquarters of the World Trade Organization, the Deputy Director-General of the Organization, Chinese Ambassador Zhang Xiang Chen, who assumed his position on 6/1/2021,

During the meeting, the two sides talked about ways to activate the file of Iraq’s accession to the organization, and the importance of continuing the work on the completion of technical documents to complete the requirements for the accession, and to overcome the obstacles and challenges facing the accession process. The two sides stressed the importance of providing the basic elements for a successful accession process, which lie in political will, coordination between ministries, and technical assistance programs that hone the skills of negotiating team.