Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Fouad Hussein confirmed today, Tuesday, that Iraq is seeking 25 Gulf investments to bring together Gulf brothers.
A statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), stated that "the Foreign Minister met his Saudi counterpart, Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum Davos meetings," noting that "during the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations between the two brotherly countries, in addition to discussing The regional situation in the Gulf region and the Middle East .
Hussein referred to "the depth of relations between Iraq and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia," stressing "Iraq's endeavor to strengthen Gulf relations in general and Iraqi-Saudi Arabia in particular, because of their strategic importance for Iraq."
He added, "Iraq seeks to invest in non-traditional diplomacy in the Gulf 25, which is currently being organized in the city of Basra as an occasion that brings together the Gulf brothers in Iraq . "
For his part, the Saudi Foreign Minister expressed his "thanks for providing this opportunity for the purpose of discussing and exchanging views on Iraqi-Saudi relations and the latest current events in the region. He also expressed the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's support for the Iraqi government's efforts aimed at strengthening democracy and the prosperity of Iraq," stressing that " Iraq's geographical location and available resources make it an important pillar in the region and enhance the role it can play regionally.
He pointed out, "The need to work to strengthen economic relations between the two countries, and that Saudi companies are ready to invest in the Iraqi economy . "
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