The delegation of Iraq participated in the commemoration of the International Day for the elimination of nuclear weapons, held in New York on 26/9/2018.

Ambassador Hazem Yousfi, Head of Legal and Multilateral Affairs of Iraq, made a statement in which he referred to the catastrophic effects that could be caused by the use of nuclear weapons.

He noted that the actions taken by the Iraqi Government, in cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), in the final disposal of remnants of the former nuclear programm in Iraq.