Newspaper: A senior Saudi official told Baghdad Riyadh disturbed by its position at the Mecca summit
12:27 - 05/06/2019
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BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A senior Saudi official told Baghdad yesterday that Riyadh was alarmed at its stance at the Mecca summit, an Arab newspaper reported on Wednesday.
"In spite of several contacts made by Iraqi officials in the last three days with prominent Saudi figures to clarify the reason for the Iraqi reservation to the statement of the emergency Arab summit held in Mecca last week," the New Arab newspaper said in a report, The Saudi authorities have been very upset by this situation. "
The newspaper quoted an Iraqi official as saying that "an agreement between the three presidencies a month ago in Baghdad to keep [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
as far as possible from axes, and efforts were made internally to factions and militias armed and external in this framework, and the position of Iraqi President Barham Saleh in Mecca was part of the heart of the agreement "He said.
He pointed out that "contacts have taken place between Iraqi and Saudi officials in recent days to clarify the situation and remove confusion, but a senior Saudi official delivered a message that his regime is very disturbed by the Iraqi position and he considers it was biased to Iran, and was disappointed by the Iraqi government, Expect from Baghdad a better position than this, especially with the series of unilateral initiatives from Saudi Arabia to Iraq in the past period. " Ending / 25