[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]MP for the rule of law Abbas al-BayatiParliamentary Foreign Affairs calls on the Saudi ambassador to the "commitment to diplomatic convention"Author: HH, MK
Editor: AZ, HH 07/18/2016 10:39 Number of Views: 283
Long-Presse / Baghdad
Called on the Foreign Relations Committee member of the Parliamentary Abbas al-Bayati, on Monday, the Saudi ambassador in Iraq to "adhere diplomatic convention" Through his work, and in Saudi Arabia called for the recognition of "the new Iraq's political system," stressed the need to have "a clear position on terrorism."
Abbas al-Bayati said in an interview with (long-Presse), "the Iraqi - Saudi relations ripple by events attest to the instability," noting that "the positions of the Saudi ambassador and his statements and the ambiguity of his position from what is happening in Iraq, one of these reasons."
Al-Bayati stressed the need to "abide by the Saudi ambassador to the diplomatic convention in his statements and his work," stressing the importance of that "recognizes Saudi Arabia's new political order in Iraq and to have a clear position on terrorism and threatens Iraq."
Al-Bayati said that "change ambassador is through the state that can not be sent to the state to demand change it, but possible to demand his expulsion."
The Iraqi Foreign Ministry confirmed the 17 of June 2016, not to allow any ambassador employing diplomatic mission to foment sectarian speech, as pointed to inform the Saudi ambassador Thamer Sabhan non-interference in the internal affairs of the country.
The Saudi ambassador in Iraq Thamer Sabhan visited, on Tuesday (14 June 2016), the central prison in Nasiriyah (Pisces) located in the province of Dhi Qar, where he is serving a number of Saudi prisoners of their sentences.
The Saudi authorities had announced in the (second from June 2015), the appointment of the first resident ambassador to Iraq since 1991, after negotiations that lasted for months between the two countries, since the formation of the Government of Haider al-Abadi, in September than a year past 2014, took over as Sabhan his duties 18th of January 2016.
It is noteworthy that the Iraqi-Saudi relations have witnessed a state of apathy and deadlock since the former Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki, as prime minister in 2006, it has accused Saudi Arabia on more than one occasion the Iraqi government and its president to exercise a sectarian approach to authority, while al-Maliki remained and some belonging to the alliance of Shiite leaders National Riyadh accuses of being behind the violence in Iraq, and stressed that the presence of Saudi militants in Iraq demonstrates this matter. Meanwhile, those relationships to detente after the arrival of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to power, which stressed on more than one occasion on his quest to rebuild bridges again with all countries of the world, especially the neighboring, where Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari visited Saudi Arabia before the visit of the President of the Republic.
And severed diplomatic relations between Iraq and Saudi Arabia in 1990 against the backdrop of the occupation of Kuwait by Iraqi forces on the second of August 1990.