FM Affirms Iraq’s Commitment To Conclude Its Relations According To The Principle Of Activating Common Interests And Facing Common Risks

Baghdad Foreign Minister Mohammed Ali al-Hakim emphasized Iraq’s commitment to conclude its relations in accordance with the principle of activating common interests, and to face common risks.

During his meeting with British Ambassador John Wilkes, Jochen Muller Charge d’Affaires at the German Embassy, and Jean Noble Charge d’Affaires at the France Embassy, Hakim expressed his aspiration to cooperate for security and peace in the region, stressing Iraq’s commitment to conclude its relations according to the principle of activating common interests and facing risks.

“We want to preserve the strategic nature of relations and we believe that Iraq can play a pivotal role in supporting stability in the Middle East,” he said. He pointed out that there are challenges facing the region at this stage, and everyone should adopt the language of calm, the adoption of the principle of dialogue, and non-interference in the internal affairs of countries, and preserve their sovereignties.

Minister al-Hakim gave a comprehensive overview of the developments in Iraq and the region, stressing the importance of achieving cooperation in light of the challenges facing the region to support peace and stability.

He explained that “Iraq and its government put all diplomatic and legal options at the forefront of its priorities; to prevent any external interference in its internal affairs and to safeguard the security and sovereignty of Iraq and its people.”

Source: National Iraqi News Agency