Iraq to open embassy in Armenia

Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian met with his Iraqi counterpart Hoshyar Zebari in the UN head-quarters in New York.

Nalbandian stressed Armenia attaches importance to the development of cooperation with Iraq. For this reason, a decision was made to reopen the embassy in Iraq. Zebari mentioned the Iraqi government also intends to establish diplomatic representation in Yerevan. He presented the Iraqi authorities’ efforts to establish stability in the country and the talks over the formation of a government after the parliamentary elections in the country.