Iraq as Vice-President of the United Nations General Assembly

6/9/2018


In a new diplomatic victory ..
Baghdad / Al-Sabah

The Foreign Ministry announced the election of Iraq as Vice-President of the United Nations General Assembly 73, considering that the post is a diplomatic victory that strengthens Iraq's international standing.



"Iraq was elected as Vice-President of the United Nations General Assembly for the 73rd session," ministry spokesman Ahmad Mahjoub said in a statement. "Iraq looks forward to playing a pivotal role in the implementation of the 2030 sustainable development agenda, In developing the methods of work of the General Assembly and strengthening the role of Iraq in the international arena ».

Mahjoub added that «the effort of the Iraqi Foreign Ministry represented by its Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari and its cadre leadership and its permanent representative in the United Nations in the implementation of the policy of Iraq calm and balanced and moderate in the international community in general, contributed to Iraq's position on the said post», saying that «this is a diplomatic victory strengthens From the status of Iraq at the level of the United Nations and multilateral relations ».

On the other hand, a spokesman for the Foreign Ministry denied reports that the "expulsion" of a Saudi diplomat from Iraq on the pretext of "interference" in the Iraqi elections, Mahjoub said in a statement received «morning» a copy of it: «There is no truth to what was reported by some media from The expulsion of a Saudi diplomat from Iraq under the pretext of interfering in the Iraqi elections ».

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