On 2/4/2018, The Permanent Representative of Iraq met with Permanent Representative of Japan Ambassador Koro Bessho to discuss the ways of improving the level of joint cooperation between Iraq and Japan in order to be able to get a full engagement in the work of UN bodies and other entities.

The Japanese candidate to the International Court of Justice Professor Yuji Iwasawa was also attended the meeting and provided an explanation of his plan of action after being elected to the above-mentioned court.