Minister of Foreign Affairs meets his Turkish counterpart

  • 12-10-2021, 15:42
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    Foreign Minister Fouad Hussein called on Turkey to facilitate granting entry visas to Iraqis.
    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA) that "Foreign Minister Fouad Hussein met with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, on the sidelines of his participation in the meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement Group, and the celebration of the 60th anniversary of holding the movement's first conference, which is currently being held in Belgrade, Serbia.
    He added, "During the meeting, the progress of bilateral relations between the two countries and the security and political developments in the region were reviewed, as Fouad Hussein gave a brief on the progress of the electoral process that took place in Iraq on October 10."
    Hussein stressed "the importance of exchanging visits between officials from both countries to discuss many common issues as well as the formation of a joint committee for the purpose of facilitating granting entry visas to Iraqi citizens wishing to visit Turkey as well as Turkish citizens wishing to visit Iraq and ease travel restrictions."
    For his part, the Turkish Foreign Minister congratulated him on the success of the electoral process in Iraq, expressing his appreciation for "Iraq's initiative to hold the Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership for the purpose of reducing political tensions and holding crises in the region."