Foreign Minister: We are working to create relationships based on mutual interests without interfering in our internal affairs
[url=https://www.thebaghdadpost.com/ar/Story/t/834/%D9%88%D8%B2%D9%8A%D8%B1 %D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AE%D8%A7%D8%B1%D8%AC%D9%8A%D8%A9]Foreign Minister[/url] Fuad Hussein affirmed : " [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] working to find balanced relations based on the principle of exchanging interests, without allowing anyone to interfere in our internal affairs, and we will not have a relationship with one of the neighbors against the other, or ignore the other."
Hussein said in a lecture he gave at the symposium held by the American Institute of Peace in Washington: “Our relations with the United States of America are strategic and are based on bilateral cooperation in various fields, and we hope that they play a role in building Iraq and its stability.”
Through the minister, according to a statement by the Ministry. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs expresses [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] willingness to implement the experience of the strategic dialogue, which is currently conducting its second round with Washington, to conduct it with neighboring countries to solve the outstanding problems, because our policy is to establish good relations with neighboring countries.
pointed to :"[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] related to its security is due to the policies and interventions of some neighboring countries, and these interventions must stop, and problems be solved through dialogue, "stressing that security is important in achieving any directions to improve the economy, and it will be difficult to protect the economic sector if security is not available." .
He called for building security cooperation paths to ensure stability for Iraq by building its security forces, and fighting the terrorist organization ISIS, which continues to pose a threat to the security of the region.
He said in this regard: "ISIS was not a threat to Iraq, but rather it was a threat to the region, European countries, and the international community. We have received assistance from the international coalition, the United States of America, Russia and neighboring countries."
In the economic file, the minister explained: The Iraqi economy suffers from problems in its infrastructure, and depends on oil only to build its annual budget, and other sectors have not been built, and many sectors have been destroyed, including agriculture, and tourism has not been developed. In a way that contributes to creating more opportunities and jobs. ”
Regarding the round of strategic dialogue that the Iraqi government is conducting with the US side, and the talks that the two sides have held, the [url=https://www.thebaghdadpost.com/ar/Story/t/834/%D9%88%D8%B2%D9%8A%D8%B1 %D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AE%D8%A7%D8%B1%D8%AC%D9%8A%D8%A9]Secretary of State[/url] stated:“ We reached understandings with the American side, and we dealt with economic issues, investment, oil, and energy. , Electricity, and we signed memoranda of understanding in various fields, and we dealt with education, culture, health, and combating Corona virus. ”Usually:“ The strategic dialogue is a process of discussing major comprehensive and important topics. ”
[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] The minister explained: “We are approaching the elections, and we need a clear program for the future and solving the problems.” He added: “What we need internally is putting the final touches to the election law, which is the responsibility of the parliament, and there are some deficiencies related to organization, financial financing, and building Confidence in the election process, and the presence of international organizations and observers.
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