Iraq’s Representative to United Nations Meets Foreign Minister of Portugal

The Chargé d’Affaires ad interim of Iraq’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York, Dr. Abbas Kadhim Obaid met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Portuguese Republic Mr. Joao Gomes Cravinho, on the sidelines of his visit to New York. During the meeting, they reviewed the international issues on display at the United Nations, international stances on the humanitarian situation in the occupied Palestinian territories, the importance of mutual support in nominations for international positions, and strengthening bilateral relations. and cooperation between the two countries.

The Chargé d’Affaires, conveyed the keenness of the Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein, to strengthen bilateral relations and exchange of visits between the two countries, underlining the achievements and developments that Iraq is witnessing in various sectors, stressing Iraq’s principled position on the Palestinian issue and the importance of concerted international efforts to stop the aggression by the Israeli occupation forces, and the delivery of humanitarian aid, in addition to ending the suffering of the Palestinian people, affirming the importance of coordination and mutual support for nominations for international positions between Iraq and Portugal, noting the importance of exchanging expertise and experiences in the field of climate change and managing water resources, as Portugal has a leading experience in this field, as well as in the building and construction sector.

Minister Cravinho, stressed the importance of strengthening bilateral relations with Iraq, praising the developments and achievements accomplished by Iraq and its victory over terrorism, and the importance of achieving stability and peace in the region, expressing his country’s readiness to receive Iraqi delegations for the purpose of exchanging experiences and cooperation in various sectors, including water management and climate changes, and his willingness to visit Iraq.