Beginning to melt the ice between the two countries .. Government welcomes the appointment of an ambassador to Saudi Arabia in Iraq
On: Tuesday 21/02/2012 12:06
Baghdad (news) .. A source close to Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki welcomed al-Maliki in particular and the Iraqi government in general appoint Saudi Arabia as an ambassador in Iraq, after a lapse of more than 20 years.
said the source (of the Agency news) said on Tuesday: The Saudi decision to appoint an ambassador in Baghdad, received a very welcome by the Iraqi government and Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, in particular, which is the decision the beginning of a thaw between Baghdad and Riyadh.
The source added: the government considers the decision had to be Saudi Arabia travel in Iraq a good sign, to open a new page of relations bin the two countries he said, adding that the Iraqi government would issue a statement on this matter later.
this was declared the Iraqi Foreign Ministry announced the appointment of Saudi Arabia as an ambassador in Baghdad to restore diplomatic relations between the two countries.
said Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari told a news briefing on Tuesday: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia appointed an ambassador to Baghdad to restore full diplomatic relations for the first time since a mystery buried Iraqi President Saddam Hussein of Kuwait.
Zebari said: For the first time since 1990 appointed Saudi Ambassador to the Kingdom of Iraq. / Finished /