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The Iraqi Foreign Ministry: The decision to withdraw the US embassy from Baghdad is not in the people's interest

The Iraqi Foreign Ministry: The decision to withdraw the US embassy from Baghdad is not in the people's interest
Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs
 03 October 2020 01:30 PM

 

Mubasher: Fuad Hussein, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iraq, expressed his concern about the US administration's initial decision to withdraw the embassy from Baghdad.

The minister said during a phone call with his US counterpart, Mike Pompeo, today, Saturday, that the decision, despite being sovereign for the American side, may lead to results that are not in the interest of the Iraqi people, according to the ministry's statement.

The conversation between the two sides focused on the bilateral relations and ties between the two countries, while the Iraqi minister affirmed that his country had taken a number of security, organizational, political, and diplomatic measures to stop the attacks on the Green Zone and the airport, and there will be tangible positive results in the near future.

The American Secretary affirmed that US-Iraqi relations are important to both sides, and the two sides also discussed various future possibilities regarding the status of diplomatic missions in Baghdad.

The American Secretary promised to take into account what was put forward in the discussion, and the two sides stressed the importance of continuing to exchange views and communicate in order to find solutions to this crisis.

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Foreign Minister: The government has taken security measures to stop attacks on the Green Zone and the airport

Baghdad - conscious
 
Today, Saturday, Foreign Minister Fouad Hussein confirmed that the government has taken security measures to stop attacks on the Green Zone and the airport.
In a statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that "Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein received a phone call from his US counterpart, Mike Pompeo, on Friday evening, and the conversation focused on relations and bilateral ties between the two countries, and on the initial decision of the US administration to withdraw the embassy from Baghdad."
The statement pointed out that "the foreign minister expressed concern about this decision, despite it being a sovereign decision on the American side, but it may lead to results that are not in the interest of the Iraqi people," stressing that "the Iraqi government has taken a number of security, organizational, and political measures," And diplomacy to stop the attacks on the Green Zone and the airport, and there will be tangible positive results very soon. "
The statement added that "the two sides discussed various future possibilities regarding the status of diplomatic missions in Baghdad, and that the US Secretary of State affirmed that US-Iraqi relations are important to both sides, and promised to take into account what was put forward in the discussion. The two sides also stressed the importance of continuing to exchange views and communicate with each other." In order to find solutions to this crisis. "
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Publication date: 04/10/2020
 
 
 
 
 
 

Baghdad: Zidan Al-Rubaie

Baghdad said that Washington's initial decision to withdraw its embassy from the Iraqi capital may not be in the interest of the Iraqi people, pledging positive results for its measures to prevent the attacks that affected the Green Zone in the past period. The Iraqi Foreign Ministry said, in a statement, that «Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein received a phone call from the US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, on Friday evening, and the conversation focused on bilateral relations and ties between the two countries, and on the US administration’s initial decision to withdraw the embassy from Baghdad.

Hussein expressed, according to the statement, "concern about this decision, despite it being a sovereign decision for the American side, but it may lead to results that are not in the interest of the Iraqi people," noting that "the Iraqi government has taken a number of security, regulatory, political, and diplomatic measures." To stop the attacks on the Green Zone and the airport, there will be tangible positive results in the near future.

For his part, the US secretary emphasized, according to the statement, that "the US-Iraqi relations are important for both sides, and the two sides also discussed various future possibilities regarding the status of diplomatic missions in Baghdad." The US Secretary promised, according to the statement, to "take into account what was discussed in the discussion." The two sides stressed "the importance of continuing to exchange views and communicate in order to find solutions to this crisis."

The American embassy, located in the fortified Green Zone in central Baghdad, has been subjected to continuous attacks by "Katyusha" missiles, over the past months and years, while the convoys of the international coalition forces led by the United States of America are still being targeted by explosive devices on their withdrawal from Iraqi territory in the capital. And the central and southern provinces of the country.

On the other hand, the Iraqi Security Media Cell announced the arrest of 26 members of the terrorist organization "ISIS" in Nineveh Governorate, in the north of the country, who confessed to the security services to carry out terrorist operations. The cell said, in a statement, that “according to intelligence information, the detachments of the National Security Agency in Nineveh Governorate, by setting up ambushes and monitoring and tracking the remnants of the terrorist“ ISIS ”gangs and the confessions of the arrested, managed to arrest twenty-six terrorists according to judicial arrest warrants in areas Scattered from the province ». The cell continued, explaining that the majority of the detainees were working in the so-called (Divan al-Jund), and three of them were in the so-called (Health, Manufacturing and Training) diwani. All of them confessed to carrying out many terrorist operations, as well as attacking and confronting the security services during the liberation operations.

 

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iraq been wanting usa out since 2003 maybe they would be better off on their own and placed on the international terrorist list and the usa put their monies towards its own citizens for a while ... who knows this pathetic mess has got to end somewhere , we wait 

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Iraqi Foreign Ministry: We have taken several measures to stop the attacks on the Green Zone and the airport

Iraqi Foreign Ministry: We have taken several measures to stop the attacks on the Green Zone and the airport
Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs
 04 October 2020 07:49 PM

 

Mubasher: Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein confirmed to his German counterpart, Heiko Maas, that the Iraqi government has taken a number of security, organizational, political, and diplomatic measures to stop the attacks on the Green Zone and the airport.

The media office of the foreign minister said in a statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), today, Sunday, that Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein received a phone call from the German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, and the conversation focused on the bilateral relations and ties between the two countries, and on the initial decision of the US administration to withdraw the embassy from Baghdad.

He indicated that the Foreign Minister expressed concern about this decision, despite it being a sovereign decision on the American side, but it may lead to results that are not in the interest of the Iraqi people.

The minister pointed out that "the Iraqi government has taken a number of security, organizational, political, and diplomatic measures to stop the attacks on the Green Zone and the airport, and there will be tangible positive results in the near future."

The statement added, "The two parties discussed various future possibilities regarding the status of diplomatic missions in Baghdad, and the two sides also stressed the importance of continuing to exchange views and communicate in order to find solutions to this crisis."

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