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Flights resume between Iraq and Belarus

By John Lee. Flights are reportedly resuming between Iraq and Belarus, following a suspension due to COVID-19. According to Shafaq, Iraqi Airways will operate one flight per week between Baghdad and Minsk. Meanwhile, Belta reports that Fly Baghdad will serve the same route on Mondays and Thursdays. (Sources: Belta, Shafaq)

Belarus, Iraq discuss Cooperation

On October 28, 2019 the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus, Andrei Dapkiunas, met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Iraq to the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus non-resident, Haydar Mansour Hadi. The meeting was held on the occasion of the Ambassador's completion of his […]

Iraq considers Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange (BUCE)

The Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange (BUCE) recently held a meeting with a delegation from the Iraqi Businessmen Association (IBA). In the course of the talks, the representatives of Iraq’s production and trading companies learnt about BUCE main activities and principles as well as the advantages of leveraging the exchange mechanism to boost Belarus-Iraq bilateral trade. […]

Belarus, Iraq in Talks on Healthcare

By John Lee. The Ambassador of Belarus to Turkey and Iraq (non-resident), Andrei Savinykh, is paying a working visit to Baghdad this week. On 1 July he held meetings with Iraqi Minister of Health, Adila Hammoud Hussein, and with the Iraqi Foreign Ministry. During the meeting with Adila Hammoud Hussein the parties discussed the possibility […]

KRG, Belarus sign MOU on IT

By John Lee. The Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of the Kurdistan Regional Government signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with its counterpart in Belarus for technical training in the field of information technology. The agreement was signed during a recent visit to Belarus by a delegation headed by Samal Sardar, the KRG […]

Foreign Minister Arrives to Belarus

Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al Jaafari arrived in the Belarusian Capital, Minsk, on Wednesday on an official visit upon an invitation from his Belarusian Counterpart, Vladimir Makei. Minister Jaafari stressed that the aim of the visit is to bolster Iraqi-Belarusian relations as part of the Iraqi foreign policy due to the joint interests in addition to […]


Belarus, Iraq to Cooperate on Healthcare, Education

By John Lee. On Tuesday, the Head of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs' Africa and Middle East Department, Igor Leshchenya, had a meeting with the Iraqi Ambassador to Belarus, Haidar Hadi. The sides discussed the whole range of issues, including steps to further strengthen relations between the countries. In particular, they identified possible measures […]


Belarus to Increase Cooperation with Iraq

By John Lee. The parliament of Belarus has said that it will set up a working group to look at improving cooperation with Iraq. BelTA news agency reports that the Chairman of the Ukrainian International Affairs Commission, Nikolai Samoseiko, explained that a strategy for "the complex advancement of Belarus-Iraq relations" is being implemented. (Source: BelTA) […]


Belarus to Export Tractors to Iraq

By John Lee. The Belarusian company Minsk Tractor Works (MTZ) has said it is ready to supply both assembled tractors and assembly kits to Iraq, and it is now looking for partners in the country. A spokesperson for the company told the BelTA news agency that an Iraqi delegation led by President of the Federation […]

Belarus to Boost Cooperation with Iraq

By John Lee. A senior official from Belarus has said his country wants to dramatically expand cooperation with Iraq. Vladimir Andreichenko (pictured), Chairman of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus, met with the Iraqi Ambassador, Haidar Hadi on Wednesday; following the meeting he said: “Belarus greatly values the friendly relations between […]


KRG signs MoU with Belarus

The Foreign Minister of Belarus, Mr Vladimir Makei, arrived in the Kurdistan Region yesterday to strengthen bilateral relations and sign a memorandum of understanding. Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani, Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani, and senior KRG officials received the Foreign Minister and his delegation. In the meeting, both sides exchanged views on bolstering relations and […]

New Investment Agreement with Belarus

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hoshyar Zebari, recently received Vladimir McKay, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus, at the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations between the two countries and the importance of expanding the horizons of cooperation in all fields in the forefront […]