on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly 73th session, The Iraqi delegation, led by Ambassador Hazem al-Yousfi, Deputy Minister for Multilateral Relations participated at the high-level event entitled “working for peacekeeping”, where Member States discussed the political and operational challenges facing United Nations peacekeeping operations, Iraq also joined the list of States supporting the declaration “Joint commitments on United Nations peacekeeping operations”, which was initiated by the Secretary-General of the United Nations.