Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim participated today in the meeting of the Council of the League of Arab States at the extraordinary ministerial level through video conferencing.
The Minister gave the speech of Iraq, stressing that the challenge facing our Arab nation and the Palestinian issue is not less dangerous than the global challenge posed by the Coronavirus,
considering that the repetition of the aggressive tendencies of the usurped Israeli entity supported by US to procrastinate legitimate and inalienable Palestinian rights.
Minister Alhakim stressed that the meeting should come out today with serious practical steps to pressure the Israeli entity and its allies to desist from such provocations, and demand the United States be an honest and impartial mediator on regional issues.
Minister Alhakim expressed the position of Iraq in support of the directions and decisions of the League of Arab States Council, which emphasizes the guarantee of the rights of the Palestinian people, foremost among them is the establishment of its independent state with its capital as occupied Al-Quds.
Minister Alhakim noted that achieving stability in the region depends on finding a just and lasting solution to the Palestinian issue in accordance with the resolutions of international legitimacy.
For the original April 30, 2020 piece from Iraq Ministry of Foreign Affairs referenced in this summary, click here.