[size=36]Iraq signs a memorandum of understanding with Switzerland and discusses the fate of its money in its banks[/size]
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Minister of Foreign Affairs Fouad Hussein discussed, on Saturday, with his Swiss counterpart Ignazio Cassis the fate of Iraqi funds frozen in Swiss banks.
In a joint press conference with the Swiss Minister in Baghdad, Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein said, "We touched on bilateral relations in the fields, and we touched on Iraqi funds frozen in Swiss banks and signed a memorandum of understanding with Switzerland."
He added, "We discussed immigration issues at the Swiss and European levels and a solution for refugees or asylum seekers was developed, and we discussed the issue of reopening the Swiss embassy in Baghdad.
For his part, the Swiss Foreign Minister said: This is the first visit of the Swiss Foreign Minister to Iraq at all, and I will conduct a tour in Lebanon and Jordan have the same goals that support stability.
He stressed: We seek to establish correct relations with the aim of restoring stability to the region, and we admire the Pope's message on Iraq and support the reforms of Iraq.