Ukraine and Iraq: New Trade Opportunities

Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Ukraine and Iraq: New Trade Opportunities

The ministers of foreign affairs of Ukraine and Iraq Dmytro Kuleba and Fuad Hussein discussed the increase in Ukrainian agricultural exports to Iraq

During their meeting on the sidelines of the Antalya Diplomacy Forum, were discussed different ways to find new trade opportunities between the two countries. The strengthening of the international partnership is envisaged by the visit of a delegation of Ukrainian businessmen to Iraq. This was discussed during their meeting on the sidelines of the Antalya Diplomacy Forum.

"In this context, the minister confirmed that Ukraine will remain a reliable guarantor of food security for Iraq, an important trade partner of our country in the Middle East," Dmytro Kuleba commented.

The meeting on the verified partnership ended with a discussion on the protection of the rights of Ukrainian citizens residing in Iraq, as well as an increase in the number of Iraqi students in Ukrainian educational institutions.

Previously, a new law that allows studying in Ukraine in any language was passed. It is also worth reminding the existing permission to open foreign universities in Ukraine in order to attract international students.

On June 18, the diplomatic forum Innovative Diplomacy: New Era, New Approaches began in Antalya, with the participation of a Ukrainian delegation led by Kuleba.

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