Saudi Arabia resumes its flights with Iraq and is considering opening new consulates and ports[ltr]
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Baghdad Today - Follow-up
The Minister of Commerce, Chairman of the Council of the General Authority for Foreign Trade, and the head of the Saudi side of the Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council, Majid Al-Qasabi, revealed the directives of Crown Prince and Prime Minister Mohammed bin Salman, on the need to "make relations with Iraq succeed, at all levels."
Al-Qasabi stressed in a press statement that "the relationship with Baghdad is at its fullest, and that the political, economic and social conditions are ready," stressing "the existence of studies to open new outlets and consulates in Iraq."
Minister Al-Qasabi said, "Saudi Airlines will resume its flights to Iraq within two weeks, and that it will participate in the Baghdad exhibition during next November, in order to market Saudi products."
The volume of Saudi exports to Iraq was estimated at nearly 4 billion riyals, which constituted a smooth increase in the trade movement between Iraq and the Jdeidet Arar border crossing.
The Saudi Minister of Commerce, Majid Al-Qasabi, visited Iraq this week, during which he met the three presidencies.
During his meeting with Al-Qasabi, Prime Minister Muhammad Shia'a Al-Sudani affirmed "openness towards developing partnership with Saudi Arabia in various sectors."
The Iraqi-Saudi Coordinating Council held its meeting in Baghdad to discuss joint files and activate previous memorandums of understanding.