18 January 2019

Members of 1518 Sanctions Committee Meet with Iraqi Delegation

On 9 January 2019, the members of the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1518 (2003) met with Hazim Al-Yousifi, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iraq, and Mohammed Ali Meften, General Director of the Extradition Office — Commission of Integrity, members of delegation from the Government of Iraq visiting New York from Baghdad who raised three main issues during the meeting:  recovery of Iraqi financial assets abroad; dealing with delisting requests; and the delisting of Iraqi entities in the 1518 sanctions list.

Members of the Committee had a fruitful exchange with the members of the Iraqi delegation and expressed their intention to give due consideration to the matters raised by the delegation.

For information media. Not an official record.