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Shafaq News/ On Saturday, Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein called on the Moroccan government to allow the entry of Iraqis wishing to visit the country's lands, and to provide them with the necessary facilities in this regard.
This came in a press conference that Hussein held with his Moroccan counterpart, Nasser Bourita, on the sidelines of the announcement of the official opening of the Moroccan embassy in the capital, Baghdad.
Hussein said during the conference that, after 25 years, the Moroccan foreign minister is visiting Iraq to open his country's embassy, stressing the need to provide the necessary facilities for Iraqis wishing to visit Morocco.
He also stressed the need to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries, pointing to the need to review 40 agreements concluded between Baghdad and Rabat, and work to activate them.
The Iraqi Foreign Minister also indicated that he will visit Morocco next May to discuss several issues concerning the two countries.
In turn, the Moroccan foreign minister described during the conference the opening of his country's embassy in Baghdad as a historic event, stressing Rabat's support for the sovereignty and stability of Iraq.
And Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita arrived earlier this morning in Baghdad on an official one-day visit.
The Iraqi Foreign Ministry spokesman, Ahmed al-Sahhaf, said in a statement that Bourita will meet with Prime Minister Muhammad Shia al-Sudani, Speaker of Parliament Muhammad al-Halbousi, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Fuad Hussein, and inaugurate his country's embassy in Baghdad.
In addition to the opening of the Moroccan embassy in Baghdad, the visit will witness the signing of a memorandum of understanding to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries.
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