Today, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Kostyantyn Gryshchenko has begun a three-day official visit to the Republic of Iraq, aiming to restore the Ukrainian-Iraqi political dialogue at the highest level. It it the first visit of the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine to Iraq since 2003.
In the framework of the visit, a meeting was held between the Minister and Speaker of the Council of Representatives of the Republic of Iraq Osama al-Nujafi, at which they discussed a broad range of issues of bilateral cooperation, reached agreement in principle to establish regular Ukrainian-Iraqi parliamentary contacts at the highest level.
The Agreement between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of the Republic of Iraq on cultural cooperation was signed.
Within the visit the Ukrainian-Iraqi Business Forum was held to expand the economic cooperation of both countries.
After the meetings the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine gave the interview to Iraqi TV Channel "Al-Irakiya".