Prime Minister to visit Saudi Arabia in conjunction with the intensification of the Gulf crisis
Baghdad / Mohammad Sabah
Among committed close to Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi silence about the leaks that revealed his intention to make a visit to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday.
In the meantime, he saw the deputies of the rule of law and the National Alliance that "pre - scheduled visit" will mean an Iraqi alignment along the Saudi axis / UAE in the escalating crisis with Qatar.
On Tuesday, it quoted by the German news agency dpa on the assertion that a Saudi source , "Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi will pay a visit to Saudi Arabia Wednesday to meet the King Salman bin Abdulaziz."
The source said, according to the German agency, that " the topics that will be on this visit Gulf crisis between Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Bahrain on the one hand, and Qatar on the other hand, in addition to the situation on the Syrian and Iraqi arenas."
According to the Saudi source, who did not reveal his identity, the "visit will also include strengthening bilateral relations through the establishment of a joint coordination council and securing the border between the two countries after the collapse of the organization (Daesh) in Mosul will top the Abadi talks with Saudi officials."
And I saw the Iraqi - Saudi relations, a breakthrough after the inauguration of Abadi , head of government in conjunction with formation of the international coalition led by the United States to fight Daesh.
Washington exercised pressure on Riyadh to open up to Baghdad. These efforts culminated in Iraq 's invitation to participate in a conference in Jeddah in 2014, in order to coordinate the efforts of the war on
The Abadi Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz met at the Arab summit hosted by Jordan last March , the end of the margin.
Prior to that, he visited Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al - Jubeir Baghdad, on 25 February, bringing with him a deal in exchange for normalization of relations with Baghdad.
Sources close to the Prime Minister's (range), then, that al - Jubeir presented to the Abadi , a list of demands from the Saudi monarch carry. These demands were focused on taking into account the balance in state institutions, and the granting of full rights to the Sunni component. It also includes the demands of the "Saudi Marshall" for the reconstruction of the Sunni provinces exclusively, in addition to the belt west of the capital. But Saudi Arabia 's supply collided with an Iraqi reservation.
In the second visit by a senior Saudi official to Iraq since last February, carrying Energy Minister Khaled al - Faleh days before a new deal, and discussed the details with the Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi.
Under the deal to restart the Iraqi oil pipeline, which was seized by the Saudi authorities, three decades, GCC investments before, in exchange for the Iraqi government solved the popular crowd, and define its relationship with Iran. The visit came two days after al - Faleh Riyadh summit hosted by Saudi Arabia after, and was attended by the US president, and focused its agenda on the face of Iran 's influence in the region.
Speakers committed by government and those close to the House of Representatives of silence in front of the prime minister questioned the local media. And I tried (range) to obtain clarification from the Prime Minister 's spokesman on the expected visit, but they did not succeed.
The deputies denied the rule of law and blocks the National Alliance knowing time of the visit, despite affirming the existence of a Saudi Iraqi agreement on it.
In this context, see the MP for the rule of law Rubaie " The visit of Chairman of the back Haidar Abadi , to Saudi Arabia under the Gulf crisis is unfortunate , " stressing that " the visit will translate that Iraq stands behind Saudi Arabia."
Confirms al - Rubaie told (long) yesterday, that "Iraq has tried and is trying to move away from the policies of axes and stand with the countries against countries because we have big problems do not allow us Bastefav against states." " It is supposed to Iraq to establish a good and strong relations with all the countries of the region."
He said Prime Minister al - Abadi, during the final press conference, the Gulf crisis is an internal affair, expressing Iraq 's refusal to intervene in it.
And it decided to Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and a number of Qatar 's boycott of Arab States, and imposed a land and sea blockade against the backdrop of being accused of involvement in supporting terrorism and destabilize the security of the Gulf states.
The visit did not confirm the timing, considered MP Iqbal Abdul Hussein, a member of the Foreign Relations Committee, he said that " the visit to Saudi Arabia comes to improving relations between the two countries after it was overwhelmed by a lot of differences and intersections." She added that "Iraq has begun to regain its relations with its neighbors better."
He adds a member of the Foreign Relations Committee, in a statement (term), " The elimination of Daesh and prevent all terrorist financing need to build a solid and strong relations with the countries of the region , " stressing " the need to improve our relations with the Arab world to prepare for the post Daesh."
In the meantime, President Fuad Masum, said yesterday that "Iraq is ready to make all efforts announced in order to bring the views and mediation to resolve any problems or disagreements between the sister countries , whether Gulf or others , " noting that " the friendship and historical relations and common interests factor pushing us so" .
The infallible, in an interview with an Arab newspaper, that " the problems and conflicts can be resolved peacefully and mutual dialogue," adding that "Iraq is seeking to more intimate relations with Saudi Arabia."
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