Baghdad The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Fouad Hussein, affirmed the Ministry’s endeavor to conclude relations with all countries of the world according to the principle of non-interference in internal affairs, and away from the policy of the axes.

Hussein stressed in a lecture entitled: (Iraqi foreign policy in light of regional and international environmental changes) he gave at the National Defense College of Defense University for Higher Military Studies, in the presence of Lieutenant General Saad Mazhar Mohsen Al-Alaq, President of the University, on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’s endeavor with all sincerity to establish relations with all countries of the world, according to the principle of non-interference in internal affairs, and away from the policy of the axes, indicating that there is a mutual influence between Iraq’s internal security and the regional and global situation; therefore, foreign affairs have always been working in a manner that preserves our sovereignty and our security from cracking. ”

He referred to the state of tension in the region and the polarizations facing the map of international relations, stressing that Iraq has rebuilt relations on the basis of common interests and common risks.

He said that Iraq has maintained respectful neighborly relations, indicating that what binds Iraq to the countries of the region in particular, and the countries of the world in general, is a group of interests of an economic nature, in addition to an important international strategy, which is facing common dangers, including terrorism.

In the lecture, the Foreign Minister also addressed points of interest in the field of foreign relations, and Iraq’s positions on issues of common concern, including crises in some Arab countries, and Iranian-American tension. ”

Source: National Iraqi News Agency