INA - BAGHDAD
Minister of Foreign Affairs Muhammed al-Hakeem met the Saudi Minister of Arab Gulf Affairs Thamir al-Sabhan on Thursday.
Both have discussed the mutual relations between the two countries and the mutual cooperation in different fields and emphasizing Iraq’s important Geographical place.
Al-Hakeem asserted that Iraq has become a point of meeting for the region and the world as he explained that the security situations and counter-terrorism are important matters saying, “Iraqis have offered many sacrifices in the fight against Daesh terrorist groups”
He also stated that this visit comes in the frame of Iraqi-Saudi co-ordination council that is to be held soon.
Al-Sabhan pointed that Iraqi stability contribute in the stability of the whole region.
“The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is ready to participate in the reconstruction of Iraq and to start investment projects in agriculture,” added al-Sabhan.
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