Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister (PM) and Foreign Minister (FM) Fuad Hussein discussed with Irish Foreign Minister (FM) Michael Martin the current situation in the Middle East region and its impact on Iraq and the entire world.
The meeting came on the sidelines of the high-level week of meetings of the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), where they discussed bilateral relations between both countries and latest developments in the region.
Moreover, Iraqi minister briefed the Irish delegation on the political situation in Iraq, its effective role in achieving economic integration and regional stability, as well as the challenges facing the region, especially the current situation in Syria, the problem of Syrian refugees, the threat posed by ISIS terrorist gangs, and its effects on National security in Iraq and the countries of the world in general.
For his part, Irish Foreign Minister (FM) stressed his country's keenness to develop bilateral relations with Iraq, expressing his happiness at the opening of an Iraqi embassy in Dublin.
He also praised Iraq's active role in achieving economic integration in the region and regional stability.