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Saudi Arabia delegation visits Iraq to meet with top officials

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An official Saudi Arabian delegation embarked on a diplomatic visit to Iraq on Sunday, headed by Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Environment, Water, and Agriculture Abdulrahman Al-Fadhli, according to Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

The delegation includes Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources Bandar bin Ibrahim Al-Khorayef, Governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority Dr. Ahmed bin Abdulkarim Al-Kholifey, and Governor of the General Authority of Foreign Trade Abdulrahman bin Ahmed Al-Harbi, as well as other ministerial representatives and representatives of companies from various sectors in the Kingdom.

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The delegation is scheduled to meet with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi and Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives Mohamed Al-Halbousi, according to SPA.

The two sides will discuss strengthening bilateral relations in various fields.

The visit comes just before the fourth annual Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council and an upcoming meeting between Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz and Al-Kadhimi.

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Last Update: Sunday, 08 November 2020 KSA 12:27 – GMT 09:27