Ukraine interested in political consultations with Foreign Ministry of Iraq – Dzhaparova

Ukraine interested in political consultations with Foreign Ministry of Iraq – Dzhaparova

Ukrainian diplomats are interested in holding political consultations between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine and Iraq.

This issue was discussed during a meeting of First Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Emine Dzhaparova with Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to Ukraine Bakir Ahmad Aziz Al-Jaf, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry’s press service reported.

The interlocutors expressed mutual interest in the further development of trade, economic and military-technical cooperation. In particular, they discussed the possibility of holding a meeting of the Ukrainian-Iraqi Joint Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation in Kyiv in the first half of 2021.

Also, Dzhaparova told the Iraqi ambassador about numerous human rights violations in the Russian-occupied Autonomous Republic of Crimea and stressed that militarization of the peninsula posed a threat to regional and global security. She also said that Ukraine is planning to launch “Crimean Platform”, which will help strengthen the issue of Crimea on the international agenda.

The issues of cooperation between Ukraine and Iraq within international organizations were also discussed at the meeting.


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