MOFA Suspend the license of Belarusian consul in Baghdad

  • 12-11-2021, 19:40
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    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced today, Friday, the temporary suspension the work of the honorary Belarusian consul in Baghdad. 

    The official spokesman for the ministry, Ahmed Al-Sahaf, said in a statement to Al-Iraqiya News, which was followed by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that "the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs has temporarily withdrawn the work permit of the honorary Belarusian consul in Baghdad," noting that "this step comes to protect Iraqi citizens from human smuggling networks through Russia and Poland.  

    He added, "The Iraqi embassy in Moscow and Warsaw are coordinating Iraq's efforts for the voluntary return of those stranded on the Belarus-Poland border," noting that "Iraq has stopped direct flights between Iraq and Belarus."