Aug. 30, 2021

Even without breakthrough, Baghdad summit clear win for Kadhimi

Iraq/Diplomacy

The story: The Aug. 28 Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership ultimately managed to gather senior officials from neighboring and regional countries in a bid to help promote peace and stability in Iraq. While the summit did not yield any major diplomatic breakthroughs, it has six weeks ahead of Iraq’s parliamentary elections further positioned Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi as a regional mediator. Indeed, the event did see representatives from regional competitors such as Iran and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) notably met on the sidelines.

The coverage: Prior to the Baghdad summit, Bahraini influencer Amjad Taha described the meeting as “an Arab attempt to save Iraq and the region from the interventions of Iran and Turkey"...

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