- Time: 09/16/2021 15:08:57
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Today, Thursday, 16/9/2021, Foreign Minister Fouad Hussein met with his Omani counterpart Badr Al-Busaidi on the sidelines of his participation in the meeting of the foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries in Riyadh. During the meeting, the importance of advancing bilateral relations was emphasized to achieve the interests of both countries. The two sides agreed on the date of the convening of the Iraqi-Omani joint committee next March, and the formation of a technical team between the two countries to prepare for the success of the tasks of the joint committee and work on the establishment of an Iraqi-Omani Business Council. The
Minister expressed Iraq's aspiration to activate cooperation frameworks with Oman in various fields. This is in light of the distinguished relations between the two countries.
The Minister briefed his Omani counterpart on the outcomes of the Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership, and the two sides discussed regional security challenges and their repercussions on the situation in Iraq. The Minister called for the necessity of adopting the principle of dialogue in resolving differences in order to end crises in the region.
On the political issue, the Minister stressed that the upcoming elections on the tenth of October are a pivotal event in Iraqi political history, and that the Iraqi government worked to complete all the requirements of the electoral process.
For his part, Mr. Badr al-Busaidi, the Omani Minister of Foreign Affairs, praised Iraq's efforts to make the Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership a success, and let it be a fruit and a beginning on the right path for Iraq's return to its natural position and a basic nucleus for stability in the region.
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