Al-Sudani returns to Iraq after concluding his visit to New York


On Saturday, Prime Minister Muhammad Shiaa Al-Sudani returned to Iraq after ending his participation in the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, where he met with numerous high participating officials.

According to a statement obtained by Shafaq News Agency from the Sudanese Media Office, the Iraqi Prime Minister’s involvement at the United Nations sessions included giving Iraq’s address as well as delivering a speech at the Sustainable Development Goals Summit.

He also met with the UN Secretary-General, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Prime Ministers of Spain, the Netherlands, Norway, Malaysia, Lebanon, and Kuwait, as well as chiefs of state from Bulgaria, Cyprus, South Korea, and the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Al-Sudani also met with Yemen’s Presidential Leadership Council Chairman, the British Deputy Prime Minister, the US Secretary of State, the US Under-Secretary of Treasury, and the US President’s Special Envoy to the Middle East and North Africa.

The Iraqi Prime Minister also met with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, the UN Development Programme Director, and the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA).

Meetings were also held with the leaders and executives of General Electric firms, Honeywell, a worldwide technology organization, and the American legal firm Kuvenkin.

A meeting and discussion symposia were also conducted with members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the presence of businesspeople and investors, as well as a dialogue session at the American Council on Foreign Relations and another symposium organized by the American “Monitor” and “Semaphore” organizations.

Al-Sudani spoke with a variety of American media outlets in a series of interviews.

He also released a joint statement on Islamophobia with Malaysia’s Prime Minister.


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