The Minister of Foreign Affairs meets his Lebanese counterpart in Belgrade and they agree to form a joint committee for the purpose of studying an agreement to abolish entry visas between the two countries

Baghdad Minister of Foreign Affairs, Fouad Hussein, met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants of the Republic of Lebanon, Abdallah Bou Habib, on the sidelines of his participation in the meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement group, and the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the holding of the first conference of the movement, which is currently being held in Belgrade, Serbia.

A statement by the Ministry stated that during the meeting, the most prominent security and political developments in the region were reviewed, where the Lebanese Foreign Minister expressed his country’s government and people’s thanks and gratitude for Iraq’s stances and its support for Lebanon in the face of the challenges it faces and the assistance provided by Iraq.

Foreign Minister Fouad Hussein indicated that providing assistance to Lebanon was among the priorities of the Iraqi government, stressing Iraq’s readiness and commitment to continue providing support and assistance until Lebanon overcomes the challenges it is going through.

The two sides also discussed the importance of communication between the two brotherly peoples and work to abolish entry visas between the two peoples, and agreed on the importance of forming a joint committee for the purpose of studying the agreement to abolish entry visas for citizens of both countries, and increase the volume of trade exchange between them.

 

Source: National Iraqi News Agency

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