Ibrahim al-Jaafari: a wise foreign policy

Roudao - Erbil

The diplomatic opening for Iraq at the moment to confirm the new trends peaceful state in ascending despite political turmoil raging. Achieving economic growth and attract foreign investment often depends on the role of foreign policy and this is what emerged actual features currently through the role played by Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari.

Neutral stance that characterized the foreign policy of Iraq gave a positive impression about the survival of Iraq outside the regional conflict that has ravaged the region's circle. Iraq is in dire need to stay outside the Russian conflict circle - The US on the one hand, and Saudi Arabia - Iran on the other hand, al-Jaafari and barely reflected the positions that have kept competing forces outside Iraq conflict.

Diplomatic and security repercussions in the region has been overshadowed by the nature of the Iraqi situation, which was characterized by calm and efficiency in the stand at the same distance from all parties to the conflict, especially those concerning the Iraqi issue and its example Saudi Arabia crisis - Iran.

Crisis, Saudi Arabia - Iranian and Iraqi mediation ..
Game Iraq an important role as a mediator to the crisis raging between Saudi Arabia and Iran on the background of the consequences of the execution of Riyadh to Shi'ite cleric Nimr and subsequent burning to the Saudi Embassy in Tehran and its consulate in the city of Mashhad, even most of the Arab Gulf states took the initiative to cut off diplomatic relations with Iran, with the exception of Iraq, which was quick to put forward an initiative to nip brokerage and mutual media statements war and the return of things to be done.
Due to the ongoing conflict in the Middle East and crises successive in Iraq, Syria and Yemen, coupled with the many military and political data, and it is not easy survival of Iraq outside the framework of the dispute so quick to Jaafari to build bridges of trust, in a move to accommodate the fuse crisis may inflame the region are higher than what is currently going through its the repercussions may have dire consequences.
Diplomatic movement played by al-Jaafari in a balanced position between Riyadh and Tehran hints that Iraq still have a glimmer of hope to be a safety valve for the region. Gulf countries will not be immune from threats to its security risk in Iraq and therefore seeks at all times to contain Iraq's vital as a party in the region.
And characterized by weak performance and the absence of diplomatic successful drawing foreign policy internal problems of the country. Of course, Iraq is suffering successive crises since 2003, ravaged by political and security, particularly at the level of the war with Daash, Iraq has suffered greatly from regional and international interference in its internal affairs. All those circumstances reflected negatively on the external positions and it was difficult for Iraq to enter into a spiral of regional conflicts shreds by the Non-Aligned and deal cautiously with all countries of the conflict, and this index represents the positions of the Iraqi Foreign Ministry.

Neutral externally .. Iraq and the repercussions of the inside

Important and positive point that calculates the Foreign Minister of Iraq Ibrahim al-Jaafari appeared position neutral in all situations, which is negative, which has long exhausted the foreign policy of Iraq, and stumbled with the political scene for increasing the security situation is more complicated and bloody after the suicide bombings, improvised explosive devices, which claim the lives of mostly civilians and security forces.

Security implications taking place in the Iraqi arena and political differences that did not fade away since 2003, in desperate need of containment of Iraq is currently going through very difficult times that security and economic and perhaps diplomatic statesmanship marked by wisely Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari has become should have been reflected on the internal political scene to stop the fuse political and security conflicts.