Minister of Foreign Affairs: “We Work on Rebuilding the Infrastructure, Developing the Commercial Sector and Supporting the Iraqi Economy”

Minister of Foreign Affairs Fuad Hussein has met the Lebanese Minister of Economy and Trade, Mr Amin Salam, on the sidelines of the Antalya Diplomatic Forum.  

During the meeting, they discussed the bilateral relations between Baghdad and Beirut, and ways to enhance the joint cooperation in all fields to serve the two friendly peoples. The Minister affirmed that the Iraqi government is working hard to rebuild the infrastructure, develop the commercial sector, and support the Iraqi economy, stressing the importance of signing cooperation agreements, increasing the volume of exchange and cooperation in the sectors of trade, agriculture, and tourism, adding “our relation with Lebanon is distinguished, and that Lebanon has a special place among the Iraqi government and people, and His Excellency concluded by saying: “We are fully prepared to provide everything that will ensure Lebanon’s stability and overcome the economic crisis it is going through at the present time. 

On his part, the Lebanese Minister of Economy and Trade expressed thanks and appreciation of the government and people of Lebanon for the support provided by Iraq to Lebanon in particular, and that this support is not new, as the relations between the two brotherly countries are distinguished at all levels.