Foreign Minister Receives Russian Ambassador

By John Lee.

Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari held a meeting with the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Russia, Mr. Ilya Murgunov, on 7th October.

During the meeting, they discussed strengthening relations between the two countries and the results of discussions with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia, Mr. Sergei Lavrov, recently in New York during the meetings of the 68th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations.

The minister reviewed the implications of the issue of the Iraqi school in Moscow and the demand of Iraq for the Russian government to work to resolve this issue through respect for diplomatic immunities and judicial decisions.

They also discussed prospects of joint cooperation in a number of areas and the participation of the Federal Republic of Russia in the Baghdad International Fair.

(Source: MoFA)

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