Minister of Foreign Affairs Receives a Copy of Credentials of US Ambassador to Iraq

On Thursday, June 2, 2022, Minister of Foreign Affairs Fuad Hussein received a copy of the credentials of Ms Alina L. Romanowsky, the US ambassador to Iraq. The two sides discussed ways to enhance the bilateral relations between the two countries, and the importance of enhancing cooperation opportunities at various levels to meet the aspiration of the two peoples.

The two sides also discussed the most important climatic challenges faced by the region, such as dust, drought, desertification, and decline of biodiversity, and ways to confront all of this to reduce the impacts of the phenomenon of climate change and provide a healthy environment suitable for humanity.

The Minister touched upon the latest developments in Iraq, including the security situation, stating that the security situation in Iraq improves compared to the past, noting that the government exerts significant efforts for the return of the remaining number of IDPs, and to create a safe environment for their return to their home areas.

They also discussed a number of international and regional issues, and files of common interest, foremost of which are the security and military developments in Ukraine, and how this conflict affects the security situation in the region in general and the economic situation in particular.

On her part, the US ambassador expressed her country’s commitment to support the government and people of Iraq in several areas, including culture, education, health and environment.

In conclusion, the Minister affirmed the readiness of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to provide all the facilities that would enable her to perform her tasks to the fullest, wishing her success in her work.