Al-Sudani returns to Iraq after concluding his visit to New York


Prime Minister Muhammad Shiaa Al-Sudani returned to Iraq on Saturday after participating in the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. During the session, he held meetings with senior officials.

The Iraqi Prime Minister participated in the United Nations meetings to deliver Iraq’s speech and a speech at the Sustainable Development Goals Summit, according to a statement from the Sudanese Media Office.

During his visit, he had meetings with several high-profile individuals including the Secretary-General of the United Nations, the Chancellor of Germany, and the Prime Ministers of Spain, the Netherlands, Norway, Malaysia, Lebanon, and Kuwait. Additionally, he also met with the heads of state of Bulgaria, Cyprus, South Korea, and the Islamic Republic of Iran.

During his visit, Al-Sudani had meetings with several high-level officials including the Chairman of the Yemeni Presidential Leadership Council, the Deputy Prime Minister of Britain, the Secretary of State of the United States, the Under-Secretary of the Treasury of the United States, and the Special Envoy to the Middle East and North Africa appointed by the President of the United States.

The Iraqi Prime Minister held meetings with the Secretary-General of NATO, the Director of the United Nations Development Programme, and the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA).

In addition to holding meetings with heads and representatives from various General Electric companies, the multinational technology group Honeywell, and the American law firm Kuvenkin, the individual or group in question likely engaged in productive discussions and exchanged information with these organizations.

Members of the American Chamber of Commerce participated in a meeting and dialogue symposium with businessmen and investors. Additionally, a dialogue session was held at the American Council on Foreign Relations, followed by another symposium organized by the American institutions, “Monitor” and “Semaphore.”

Al-Sudani carried out a series of interviews with several American media organizations.

In addition, he collaborated with the Prime Minister of Malaysia to release a joint statement aimed at addressing the issue of Islamophobia.