Fouad Hussein to his Russian counterpart: We will discuss in Washington a mechanism to pay the dues of your companies

Politics – 06-02-2023 01:35 PM – Read Count: 1294

Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein told his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on Monday that the Baghdad delegation to Washington would discuss a mechanism to pay the dues of Russian companies operating in Iraq.”We welcome the visit of the Russian delegation to Baghdad, which is an important opportunity to learn about the point of view of the Russian side on various issues,” Hussein said at a joint press conference with Lavrov.×312&×90%2C300x300%2C0x0&nras=2&correlator=7537684273079&frm=20&pv=1&ga_vid=2024538269.1675681277&ga_sid=1675681278&ga_hid=675222846&ga_fc=1&u_tz=-360&u_his=2&u_h=812&u_w=375&u_ah=812&u_aw=375&u_cd=32&u_sd=3&adx=0&ady=1125&biw=375&bih=636&scr_x=0&scr_y=0&eid=44759876%2C44759927%2C44759842%2C31071855%2C44779794&oid=2&psts=AD37Y7vHZ20x0pTRZFlF6v6Dku5fv5Q6G27xE8at9GU1InqGqFYEoMA_KDppkeZLZvfLaVaqmMpYR_QtaGrgTOtfGoNrl49-GFOJu0vZKde8DQ%2CAD37Y7usX_-Cc-p50KN1koHBMGvWtiaZCqhuIaYck5-dEo1YIaMc69-5DBanOZUTMx_2C3a7oDOofCpxbqV9Uf4Mf7dP082WJinXOz_MQkb5Hg&pvsid=2577291827870766&tmod=1985717690&nvt=1&eae=0&fc=384&brdim=0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C375%2C0%2C375%2C812%2C375%2C636&vis=1&rsz=%7C%7Cs%7C&abl=NS&fu=128&bc=31&ifi=4&uci=a!4&btvi=1&fsb=1&xpc=tphzIMfzUC&p=https%3A// added, “Iraq’s position is clear on the wars, so we call for a ceasefire of the Russian-Ukrainian war, and we also call for ending the crisis through dialogue.”He pointed out that “we discussed in our discussions the issues of the region and bilateral relations, and also studied how to deal with the financial dues of Russian companies in Iraq,” stressing “the importance of the meeting of the joint committee between Iraq and Russia.”He explained that “Iraq has historical relations with Russia, and we have cooperation with it in security and economic aspects.””We will have a visit to Washington next Wednesday and we will discuss cooperation with Russian companies,” he said, pointing out that “we will discuss in Washington a mechanism to pay the dues of these companies.”


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