Vietnam supports free, fair election in Iraq: Ambassador

Vietnam supports a free and fair election in Iraq, with the participation of people from all walks of life, including women and youths, Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations (UN), has affirmed.

Vietnam supports free, fair election in Iraq: Ambassador hinh anh 1

At the virtual conference on the situation in Iraq and the operation of the UNAMI 

Attending a virtual conference of the UN Security Council on the situation in Iraq and the operation of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) on May 11, Quy said Vietnam backs the Iraqi government’s efforts to prepare for the upcoming elections, and stands ready to discuss Iraq’s request for the UN Security Council (UNSC)’s support in election supervision at the UNSC’s meetings.

The Vietnamese diplomat spoke highly of the efforts made by the UN Women and Iraqi organisations in promoting the supervision of women’s election participation as well as prevention of violence against female candidates.

Vietnam backs increasing collaboration between Iraq and regional countries to respond to common challenges, he said, calling for all parties to fully respect Iraq’s independence and territorial integrity.

Regarding the humanitarian issue, he stressed that it is necessary to pay due attention to the people who were forced to leave their houses, as well as ensure a safe, voluntary and sustained return for them.

Quy lauded cooperation between the Iraq and Kuwaiti governments in the search for missing Kuwaitis and citizens of third countries, and the return of Kuwait’s property under the UNSC’s Resolution No.2017.

 

He went on to laud the UNAMI’s activities in the past time, affirming Vietnam’s support of the UN mission and organisations in helping Iraq maintain stability and security.

Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, Special Representative for Iraq and Head of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), said that Iraq is experiencing a challenging time due to the spreading COVID-19 pandemic and complicated security situation with a wide range of terrorist activities targeting civilians and military objects.

To date, Iraq has fully passed necessary laws to lay a legal foundation for the election scheduled in October, she said, adding UNAMI and other UN organisations in Iraq have helped the nation stabilise local situation and prepare for the upcoming election.

At the event, other participants voiced their support for Iraq’s recent efforts to prepare for its election, hoping that the election will live up to the citizens’ expectation and contribute to the nation’s stability.

They also condemned terrorist activities and assassinations in the nation, calling for inspections into the cases, and further counter-terrorism efforts./. VNA

 
 

Other News

.
German Communist Party backs Vietnamese AO victims
German Communist Party backs Vietnamese AO victims
VIETNAM & WORLDicon  11/05/2021 

The German Communist Party (DKP) on May 10 issued a statement expressing its support for the lawsuit lodged by Vietnamese French Tran To Nga and Vietnamese Agent Orange/dioxin victims against 14 multinational chemical groups.

Vietnam deeply concerned about East Jerusalem situation: diplomat
Vietnam deeply concerned about East Jerusalem situation: diplomat
VIETNAM & WORLDicon  11/05/2021 

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy expressed Vietnam’s serious concern over recent tension in East Jerusalem and called on sides involved to restrain themselves at an UN Security Council emergency meeting held in New York on May 10.

Japan’s Order of the Rising Sun conferred upon Vietnamese scientist
Japan’s Order of the Rising Sun conferred upon Vietnamese scientist
VIETNAM & WORLDicon  11/05/2021 

The Japanese Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City on May 10 announced the Japanese Government’s decision to bestow the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon upon Vietnamese Professor Vo Tong Xuan.

Contest launched in Russia to help students learn about President Ho Chi Minh
Contest launched in Russia to help students learn about President Ho Chi Minh
VIETNAM & WORLDicon  11/05/2021 

A contest on President Ho Chi Minh entitled “Uncle Ho in My Heart” has recently been launched by the Vietnamese Youth Union in Saint Petersburg, as part of the activities to mark the late leader’s 131st birthday (May 19).

Japan, France concerned about China’s actions in East Sea
Japan, France concerned about China’s actions in East Sea
MARITIME SOVEREIGNTYicon  06/05/2021 

Japan’s Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi on May 5 voiced grave concerns over China’s unilateral attempts to change the status quo in the East China Sea and the East Sea, during a meeting of the G7 foreign ministers in London, the UK.

Teaching Vietnamese in Korea: Means of tightening bilateral ties
Teaching Vietnamese in Korea: Means of tightening bilateral ties
VIETNAM & WORLDicon  06/05/2021 

With Vietnam-Republic of Korea relations having been tightened over recent years, demand for studying Korean in Vietnam and vice-versa has increased accordingly. 

Vietnam backs reconciliation, economic development efforts in Bosnia-Herzegovina
Vietnam backs reconciliation, economic development efforts in Bosnia-Herzegovina
VIETNAM & WORLDicon  05/05/2021 

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations, voiced Vietnam’s support for reconciliation and economic development efforts in Bosnia and Herzegovina 

Vietnam, Australia cooperate in UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan
Vietnam, Australia cooperate in UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan
VIETNAM & WORLDicon  05/05/2021 

Australia has supported Vietnam’s third rotation for the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), airlifting Vietnamese defence members and equipment back to the home country, a move to consolidate the two countries’ bilateral ties.

Vietnam provides support for Laos in COVID-19 fight
Vietnam provides support for Laos in COVID-19 fight
VIETNAM & WORLDicon  05/05/2021 

Vietnam’s assistance for Laos in the COVID-19 combat was handed over at a ceremony held at Wattay International Airport in Vientiane capital city on May 4 morning.

International community criticise China's new moves in East Sea
International community criticise China's new moves in East Sea
MARITIME SOVEREIGNTYicon  05/05/2021 

The international community has voiced protest against China's new moves in the East Sea, including its enforcement of a fishing ban that took effect on May 1 on the sea area covering part of the Gulf of Tonkin 

Vietnam's imprints in UNSC presidency month
Vietnam's imprints in UNSC presidency month
VIETNAM & WORLDicon  05/05/2021 

Vietnam continued its success as President of the UN Security Council in April 2021. This was the second time Vietnam assumed this role as a non-permanent member of the Security Council in 2020-2021 tenure.

ASEAN+3 expects economic recovery with help of COVID-19 vaccine rollouts
ASEAN+3 expects economic recovery with help of COVID-19 vaccine rollouts
VIETNAM & WORLDicon  04/05/2021 

Asian economies, hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, are expected to recover this year with the help of COVID-19 vaccine rollouts, 

ASEAN Plus 3 discusses increasing cooperation amid COVID-19
ASEAN Plus 3 discusses increasing cooperation amid COVID-19
VIETNAM & WORLDicon  03/05/2021 

Finance ministers and central bank governors of ASEAN countries, Japan, China, and the Republic of Korea on May 3 convened an online conference on COVID-19 impact and ways to boost cooperation amid the pandemic.

Geetesh Sharma - Indian friend of Vietnam passes away
Geetesh Sharma - Indian friend of Vietnam passes away
VIETNAM & WORLDicon  03/05/2021 

Geetesh Sharma, an Indian journalist and a close friend of Vietnam, passed away on May 2 due to COVID-19, leaving behind a deep regret in the heart of Vietnamese friends.

Vietnam calls for constructive dialogues to promote political process in Syria
Vietnam calls for constructive dialogues to promote political process in Syria
VIETNAM & WORLDicon  29/04/2021 

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations (UN) has urged all parties concerned to Syria to intensify constructive dialogues to promote the political process in the country.

Vietnamese expats struggle amid India’s devastating COVID-19 outbreak
Vietnamese expats struggle amid India’s devastating COVID-19 outbreak
VIETNAM & WORLDicon  28/04/2021 

The Vietnamese community in India faces fear and uncertainty as COVID-19 spreads virtually unchecked in the country.

Deputy PM sends message to 77th Session of UNESCAP
Deputy PM sends message to 77th Session of UNESCAP
VIETNAM & WORLDicon  28/04/2021 

Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh on April 27 sent a video message to the 77th Session of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission of Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) at the invitation of A.S.Alisjahbana, 

Hack4Growth launched in Australia
Hack4Growth launched in Australia
VIETNAM & WORLDicon  27/04/2021 

Startup Vietnam Frontier - Australia (SVF-AU) and the Vietnam Australia Innovation Network Inc (NIC-AU) have launched the 2021 Hack4Growth Australia, with the aim of promoting the ecosystem for innovative start-ups.

Vietnam urges peaceful solutions to Abyei issue
Vietnam urges peaceful solutions to Abyei issue
VIETNAM & WORLDicon  27/04/2021 

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) held a teleconference on April 26 to discuss the situation in Abyei, a disputed region between Sudan and South Sudan, and activities of the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA).

ASEAN Leaders’ Meeting issues Chairman’s Statement
ASEAN Leaders’ Meeting issues Chairman’s Statement
VIETNAM & WORLDicon  25/04/2021 

The Chairman’s Statement on the ASEAN Leaders’ Meeting was issued at the end of the gathering in Jakarta, Indonesia, on April 24.

 
 
 
Leave your comment on an article

OR QUICK LOGIN