Foreign Minister Discusses Chapter VII with UN

Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari has discussed Iraq’s relations with the United Nations and its assistance mission in Iraq (UNAMI) with Deputy Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman.

During the meeting, the two sides discussed the UNAMI activities in Iraq and the Iraqi government’s keenness on facilitating UNAMI’s work.

The Minister expressed the government’s appreciation for the support of the UN General Secretariat’s efforts to exit Iraq from the provisions of Chapter VII and Iraq’s fulfillment of all its international obligations.

They also discussed the latest regional and international developments and the diplomatic efforts aiming at holding the Geneva 2 conference for peace in Syria and the upcoming nuclear talks between the Security Council and Germany on one hand and Iran on the other hand.

The Minister welcomed at the end of the meeting, the designation of Nikolai Meladonov as the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General on top of the UNAMI in Iraq.

(Source: MoFA)

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