Intensive Diplomatic Activities of the Iraqi Foreign Minister in Vienna

PeopleDiplomats ♦ Published: January 24, 2024; 11:48 ♦ (Vindobona)

Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein held a series of significant meetings during his official visit to Austria aimed at strengthening bilateral relations and discussing key regional challenges.

Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg met with Iraqi counterpart Fuad Mohamed Hussein in Vienna, signing a Memorandum of Understanding on political consultations. / Picture: © BMEIA Bundesministerium für Europa, Integration und Äußeres / Gruber / Flickr Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)

During a working meeting in Vienna, the two Foreign Ministers took positive stock of the intensified bilateral relations, especially since the reopening of the Austrian Embassy in Baghdad in September last year. The talks focused on the successful cooperation in the fight against illegal migration and security cooperation.

In close cooperation with the Iraqi authorities, Austria…