Iraq looking bilateral relations with Saudi Arabia

Iraq looking bilateral relations with Saudi Arabia

Friday, September 28, 2012

BAGHDAD – babysit – Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari, on Friday, the Iraqi government’s keenness on building the foundations of cooperation, consultation and communication with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, discussed with Deputy Foreign Minister Saudi relations between the two countries.
The Foreign Ministry said in a statement issued today, and received news agency public opinion (and babysit) a copy of it, that “Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari met in New York with Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia His Royal Highness Prince Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz,” noting he “discussed with him the relations between the two countries.”

The statement added that “during the meeting, they discussed confidence-building mechanisms and political and diplomatic communication between Iraq and Saudi Arabia and strengthen ties of friendship between the two peoples and the search for common spaces for future co-operation.”

The statement quoted Zebari emphasis on “keenness of the Government of Iraq in building the foundations of cooperation, consultation and communication with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the basis of normalization of relations and mutual respect and common interests between the two brotherly countries and peoples.”

Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki announced in March 2012 that Iraq seeks to conduct a direct dialogue with Saudi Arabia to discuss outstanding issues and strengthen relations, and considered that the rapprochement between the two countries would lead to “break the trenches of sectarianism”, while confirming the government (3 March 2012) that Saudi Arabia did not get bored any conditions on Iraq to improve relations, while confirming that this openness will not be at the expense of another state. Q, Q
Source: alrayy