Iraq announces reopening of embassy in Vietnam
Iraq has officially declared its intention to reopen its embassy in the capital of Vietnam, Hanoi. The announcement came from the Iraqi Minister of Foreign Affairs, Fuad Hussein, during a meeting held on Thursday. This meeting took place on the sidelines of the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly, and it was in the presence of Bui Thanh Son, the Foreign Minister of Vietnam.
In an official statement issued by the Iraqi Foreign Ministry, Minister Hussein confirmed that all necessary preparations for the reopening of the Iraqi embassy in Hanoi have been successfully completed. The meeting primarily centered on strengthening the bilateral relations and enhancing cooperation between Iraq and Vietnam.
During the discussion, Minister Hussein expressed his gratitude for Vietnam’s steadfast support, particularly in Iraq’s ongoing battle against terrorism. He also emphasized the significance of resuming meetings of the Iraqi-Vietnamese Joint Committee and crafting a comprehensive plan for bilateral collaboration across various domains, including politics, economics, and development. These efforts are aimed at promoting the mutual interests of both nations.
In response, Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son reaffirmed Vietnam’s commitment to assisting with the necessary formalities required for the reopening of the Iraqi embassy in Hanoi. He expressed his full support for any positive initiatives that contribute to the advancement of bilateral relations between Vietnam and Iraq.
The reopening of the Iraqi embassy in Vietnam signifies a new chapter in the diplomatic ties between these two nations, fostering closer cooperation and mutual benefit in various aspects of their relationship.