Abadi, Saudi Arabia calls for cooperation to stop the "great tragedies" in the region
BAGHDAD - The Journal News
Called on Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, on Tuesday, Saudi Arabia in cooperation to stop the "great tragedies" in the Arab region, stressing Iraq's neutrality and impartiality in the conflicts in the region.
Claim Abadi, it came during a meeting with Crown Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, at his residence in Mecca, where he discussed with him cooperation against terrorism, and the strengthening of bilateral relations and common interests that serve the Iraqi and Saudi peoples, according to a statement issued by the Information Office of the Prime Minister.
The statement that «Journal News» received a copy of it, for Abadi as saying that "the region is witnessing great tragedies can be solved in cooperation and assistance."
He added: "We must be the Arab and Islamic nation's role in the construction, reconstruction and development," he said. "Iraq went not to be a party to the conflict, but part of the stability and convergence factors."
It was also mentioned during the meeting, discuss investment opportunities in the fields of energy, agriculture, and industry, as well as security cooperation, and confronting the threat of terrorism.
Written statement, also quoted the Saudi official, who is also defense minister in his country. Saying "the Kingdom of Iraq and common challenges and risks, and that extremism compound of a group of complex events, including the instability of some countries."
However: "But the kingdom is optimistic Iraq work and direction", stressing that his country "will cut off an important way through the coordination council between the two countries."
He said bin Salman, in his talk: "Iraq's ingredients for success over the kingdom, and a privileged location and minds of the distinctive and two rivers," and expressed readiness of Saudi Arabia to stand with Iraq.
He continued in this regard: "Since there are no among them (Saudi Arabia) and Iraq, any real differences," returned the cooperation between the two countries, "an important turning point in the region."
He arrived on Monday Abadi appeared to Saudi Arabia on the head of a ministerial delegation that included Foreign Affairs and Interior, planning, labor and agriculture ministers and the Secretary General of the Council of Ministers, the official invitation issued by the Saudi monarch.