Lipavský to meet with politicians and Czech soldiers in Iraq

Czech Foreign Minister Jan Lipavský is due to meet with top Iraqi officials in Baghdad on Thursday, including Prime Minister Muhammad Sudan, President Abdal Latíf Rashíd, and his Iraqi counterpart, Fuád Husayn, to discuss Czech-Iraqi bilateral relations and the role of Czechia and the EU in stabilising Iraq. He will also meet with Czech soldiers in allied military missions and begin a one-day Czech-Iraqi business forum in Baghdad, where he will be accompanied by a 15-member business delegation.

Mr Lipavský flew to Iraq from Saudi Arabia, where he opened a Czech-Saudi business forum in Riyadh on Wednesday.

Author: Anna Fodor