Foreign Minister: Iraq is working to return Syria to its seat in the Arab League

  • 23-09-2021, 16:24
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    Baghdad - INA

    Foreign Minister Fouad Hussein confirmed today, Thursday, that Iraq is working to restore Syria to its seat in the Arab League, while Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Miqdad confirmed that Iraq has imposed itself on regional issues.

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that "Foreign Minister Fouad Hussein met today, Wednesday, Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Miqdad, on the sidelines of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York," noting that "in the meeting, relations were discussed." Bilateral, opening new horizons for joint action, in addition to reviewing the overall developments in the Arab, regional and international regions.

    Hussein stressed that "Syria's stability concerns Iraq," noting that "the unstable security situation and the presence of ISIS and other terrorist organizations in Syria is also a threat to the stability and security of Iraq."

    He continued, "Iraq continues its efforts to return Syria to its seat in the Arab League."

    For his part, Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Miqdad affirmed "his keenness to activate bilateral relations in all fields, and to intensify political dialogues between the two countries," noting that "the victories achieved against terrorism in Syria and Iraq are common victories."

    He stated that "Iraq today has imposed itself on the issues of the region, and we must continue to work together to maintain security and stability, and face the challenges facing the region," praising "the great efforts made by Iraq and the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the past period towards Syria, Arab and regional  and international issues.