May 28, 2012: Ambassador Dr. Sayed M. Amin Fatimie attended a reception in honor of the visiting Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Iraq, H.E. Mr. Hoshyar Zebari, at the Hotel Okura in Tokyo.
Having had the great privilege to speak with H.E. Foreign Minister Zebari, Ambassador Fatimie expressed congratulations on this important visit which will serve to foster even more positive relations between the Republic and Japan. H.E. the Foreign Minister and Ambassador Fatimie further spoke of the multitude of commonalities between Iraq and Afghanistan, including the shared love of peace and the pursuit of its sustainable regional application, the challenges and opportunities of new democracy to the respective nations, and the brotherhood through religion and shared history.
Among the dignified guests in attendance, Ambassador Fatimie had the chance to greet and speak with The Excellencies the Ambassadors of numerous Islamic nations, making this reception also one that allowed for friendly and enlightened conversation on areas of mutual interest.