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Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) – Iraqi Minister of Foreign Affairs Ibrahim al-Jaafari has arrived in New York City to represent Iraq at the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly.

In a press release received by Iraqi news website Alghad Press on Monday, the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that Jaafari is anticipated to meet on the sidelines of the gathering with a number of his counterparts from different parts of the world, in addition to UN officials.

The talks will focus on means of boosting relations with the other countries and mobilizing efforts to reconstruct Iraq’s war-damaged cities, the ministry added.

The General Assembly is one of the six main organs of the United Nations, the only one in which all Member States have equal representation: one nation, one vote.

All 193 Member States of the United Nations are represented in this unique forum to discuss and work together on a wide array of international issues covered by the UN Charter, such as development, peace and security, international law, etc.

In September, all the members meet in the General Assembly Hall in New York for the annual General Assembly session.


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