Foreign Minister Delivers Historical Statement after UNSC Adopts Resolution to Remove Iraq from Chapter VII

While attending the United Nations Security Council's session which adopted a resolution to remove Iraq from Chapter VII sanctions on June 27, 2013, Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari delivered a historical statement. The Foreign Minister expressed Iraq's appreciation for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's efforts to remove Iraq from these sanctions and foster brotherly relations between Iraq and Kuwait. The Foreign Minister also noted that Iraq has regained full sovereignty as an effective member in the international community through this resolution.

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