Maliki reveals U.S. mediation to re-normalization of relations with Saudi Arabia

Maliki reveals U.S. mediation to re-normalization of relations with Saudi Arabia

Saturday, November 09, 2 / November 2013 10:50

Maliki reveals US mediation to re-normalization of relations with Saudi Arabia[Baghdad – where]

Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki for the U.S. to re-mediated normalization of relations between Iraq and Saudi Arabia.

Maliki said in an interview televised seen him and all of Iraq [where] “There is a role of mediation U.S. to restore relations between the two countries,” Yes they are doing now, this role has been tried before, “adding,” They [the officials Saudis] if they want to change direction and establish a level playing field and good neighborliness and common interests enjoy and stay easy and I’m ready to officials received them or to visit Saudi Arabia to end this dispute. ”

Maliki said that “we do not find an interest in good relations with any country and work to establish good relations with all countries, and that Iraq currently enjoys good relations with various countries of the world.”

“We want a quiet area and we want an Iraq that has ties in the region, because the strength of relations with their countries that we do not have now a problem with Iran or Turkey or Kuwait or the United Arab Emirates is the power of Iraq and the region and a boost to terrorism and terrorists and sectarian living on these differences.”

The al-Maliki has concluded last Saturday visit to the U.S. lasted four days followed by two days after the visit of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to Saudi Arabia on Monday and met with Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, and a number of leaders and Saudi officials.

Saudi Arabia was was appointed at the end of the month of February 2012 [Fahd bin Abdul Mohsen Al Sulaiman Al-Zaid] to be the first Ambassador of Saudi non-resident in Iraq since 1990 when he invaded the President of the former regime of Saddam Hussein, the State of Kuwait, the longer recognizes the ambassador of his duties of the diplomatic part of the return cut diplomatic relations between the two countries 22 years ago. ended.