Spokesman of Ministry of Foreign Affairs meets Ambassador of Tunis in Baghdad

The spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Iraq, Dr. Ahmed Al Sahhaf confirmed on Monday 13/9/2021 that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has devoted its efforts towards stable and interactive relations with the neighboring countries, and taken collective initiatives to bring points of views closer to ensure common interests.

This came during his meeting with the Ambassador of the Republic of Tunisia to Baghdad, Mr. Redha Zguidan. The two sides discussed ways to enhance information cooperation between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Iraq and the Foreign Affairs Ministry of Tunis, and probability to develop the relations between the two countries to meet the ambitions of both of them.

Dr. Al Sahhaf explained that the Iraqi-Tunisian relations at the bilateral and multi levels enjoy common interest as a result of the keenness of the two parties to establish ideal relations built on convergence between the two countries and brotherly links of the two peoples. Noting that Iraq’s experience in confronting ISIS terrorist gangs was pioneering, and we fought it with confidence, and achieved victories that dazzled the world.

He stressed the importance of coordination and cooperation between the two countries to face challenges, foremost of which is the phenomenon of terrorism.

Pointing out that the Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership came to confirm Baghdad’s stability and openness with a vision based on diversifying economic and investment partnerships in light of Iraq’s possession of promising opportunities in various fields, stressing the ministry’s work within the framework of proactive diplomacy to support the aforementioned tracks.

For his part, Mr. Zguidan, expressed his country’s interest to strengthening bilateral relations and its readiness to cooperate in all fields and its keenness to open a direct flight between Baghdad and Tunisia, and to facilitate granting entry visas to Iraqis wishing to visit Tunis, expressing his country’s keenness to increase the volume of trade and economic exchange between the two countries.