As a top priority for the government

Iraq’s foreign minister emphasizes avoiding war and regional concerns

BAGHDAD, November 4 — Iraq’s Foreign Minister, Fuad Hussein, stated today, Saturday, that one of the government’s top priorities is to keep the threat of war away from Iraq. He also pointed out that there are regional risks that signal the possibility of war.

Hussein, speaking at the Ambassadors Conference in Iraq, emphasized:

“There are regional risks signaling the possibility of war.
Iraq’s interest lies in keeping the country away from war as a fundamental government objective.
Iraq establishes its relationships based on common interests, and its foreign policy reflects domestic policies.
Enhancing relationships has been placed among the current government’s priorities.
The current government has prioritized providing services to its citizens.
We reaffirm Iraq’s unwavering stance on the Palestinian issue.”