Undersecretary for Multilateral and Legal Affairs Receives Copies of Credentials of New Ambassadors to Iraq

On Sunday, April 28, Undersecretary of the Foreign Ministry for Multilateral and Legal Affairs, Mr. Omer Al Berzinji, received copies of the credentials of eight new ambassadors to Iraq, at the Ministry’s headquarters in Baghdad, namely: Ambassador of the sister Kingdom of Bahrain Mr. Khalid Ahmed Al Mansour, the Ambassador of the Republic of Malta Mr. George Said Zammit, the Ambassador of the Republic of Ghana Mr. Mohammed Habib Idris, the Ambassador of the Republic of Angola Mr. Jose G. Martins, the Ambassador of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Mr. Saeed Muhammad Jibril, the Ambassador of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka Mr. Udaya Indrarathna, the Ambassador of the Portuguese Republic Mr. Fernando de Ore de Berto, and the Ambassador of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina Mr. Slavko Matanović.

Undersecretary Al Berzinji, conveyed the greetings of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein, to the new ambassadors while receiving them separately, and the desire of the Government of the Republic of Iraq to establish friendly and cooperative ties with everyone based on common interests, and enhancing political, economic and commercial cooperation, in addition to overcoming differences through dialogue.

His Excellency stressed the importance of establishing diplomatic relations through embassies residing in Baghdad with the goal of expanding the horizons of cooperation and confronting global and regional challenges, based on the openness of the Government of the Republic of Iraq to everyone within bilateral and multilateral frameworks in international organizations.

Undersecretary Al Berzinji wished the new ambassadors success in their assignments, in a way that further develop the relations of friendship and cooperation between Iraq and their countries.

On their part, the ambassadors extended their thanks and appreciation to the Mr. Al Berzinji, asking him to convey their greetings to Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, expressing their countries’ aspiration to strengthen relations with Iraq across various fields in a way that strengthens common ties.

The ceremony of receiving the credentials was attended by the Heads of the relevant departments and the Head of Protocol Department at the Foreign Ministry.