Political From 2017-03-23 at 17:15 (Baghdad time)
Baghdad Mawazine News
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Thursday that his country intends to cancel its debts due to Iraq, as well as opening a flight line from Riyadh to Baghdad and Najaf in the framework of strengthening the relationship between the two countries.
"Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari met with Saudi Foreign Minister Adil al-Jubeir on the sidelines of an international coalition meeting against an al-Qa'ida organization in Washington," the foreign ministry said in a statement on Thursday.
"The two sides agreed on the need to exchange visits between officials of the two countries, including the ministers of trade and industry, in the coming period to increase the volume of trade exchange," the ministry said. , And investment, "in addition to the need of Iraq.
Jaafari said that Iraq still needs financial support, humanitarian assistance and the reconstruction of the infrastructure of the Iraqi cities after they have recovered from the control of the Dahesh organization.
For his part, the Saudi minister expressed his "satisfaction with the visit of the Iraqi delegation to Riyadh headed by Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs," describing it as good, and it came to activate the volume of cooperation between the two countries.
The statement pointed out that al-Jubair revealed "the intention of the Kingdom to cancel the previous debts incurred by Iraq," pointing to "his country's desire to open a flight line from Riyadh to Baghdad and Najaf in the framework of strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries."
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir visited Saudi Arabia last February on a visit to Saudi Arabia, the first foreign minister since 1990, where he met with Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari and discussed with them the files of combating terrorism and cooperation between the two countries. Move the stagnant water between the two countries
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