Over the course of the past year, there have been open discussions amongst the Arab nations about incorporating Israel into normal relations amongst the Arab nations including Iraq. Last week during a conference those representing the Iraq state, stated that they were open to creating peace with Israel. While this is taking strides it still shows that Iraq is far from wanting to create peace with Israel, instead the reaction of Iraq towards the normalization of relations with Israel, creates more support towards those who support the 0ppostition of incorporating Israel into the normal relations of the Arab nations. The Iraqi government publically condemned the conference and has begun to put out warrants for the arrest of speakers and other participants at the conference who spoke publicly in support of Israel and any Zionist ideals, which is illegal to do under Iraqi law. The country of Iran also publically condemned the latest meeting over Israel, the conference was very counterproductive to the normalization of relations with Israel.