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'My days representing Iraq at the UN': Former Iraqi diplomat shares career highlights and lowlights

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Willian Ishaya Odisho with former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon Source: William Odisho.jpg


Published 1 June 2022 at 10:22am
By Ninos Emmanuel
Source: SBS

Former Iraqi diplomat, William Ishaya Odisho, served as The Deputy Permanent Representative - Mission of the Republic of Iraq to the United Nations in New York, USA.


Published 1 June 2022 at 10:22am
By Ninos Emmanuel
Source: SBS


Recently he published his book about Iraq's history in the United Nations and his own experiences during his work with the Iraqi foreign ministry and his diplomatic career in Japan and the United Nations in New York.

The book is in Arabic, titled:

(لمحات من العمل الوظيفي وتأريخ ممثلية جمهورية الدائمة لدى منظمة الامم المتحدة في نيويورك(1945-2012 

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In this part of the interview, Mr Odisho talks about the contents of the book and the different positions he held in Iraq's missions in Japan and the United Nations.

Stay tuned for part 2 of this interview.


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