Baghdad will mark 48 agreement with Ankara and al-Jaafari will go to parliament to explain foreign policy
Revealed to the parliamentary Committee on Foreign Relations, said a planned visit will be conducted by the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to Turkey to activate 48 agreement broke down because of a strained relationship between the two countries during the last period. Indicating that the terms of these agreements, some files of water, energy and security.
To the Committee said it plans to host the Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari for clarification from him, "Iraq's foreign policy," and the last great openness to some countries.
He said deputies in the Committee that the head of the House of Representatives, Salim al intends to begin a regional tour of Turkey through Iran and seal diameter to discuss diplomatic relations and counter the threat of terrorism.
The past few months, an Iraqi diplomat remarkable mobility, represented by the President and the Parliament visit to Saudi Arabia, as the last visit Jordan. While Abadi visited Tehran last month, last week saw the visit of Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu met with the Iraqi officials in Baghdad and Erbil.
Commenting on this, says Ala Talabani, a member of the Foreign Relations Committee, in an interview with the "long", that "Iraq is moving to create a new strong and solid diplomatic relations with all countries in the region in order to address all the errors that occurred in the previous period."
It adds Talabani "There are more than 48 agreement entered into by the previous government with the Turkish side and disrupted because of the relationship between the two problems," indicating that these agreements "some relation to the security file in the fight against terrorism, including the economic, scientific and cultural as well as the water issue, which threatens agricultural wealth."
She member of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan bloc that "Turkish Prime Minister called for the federal government and the parliament to activate these agreements through mutual visits of officials of the two countries in the context of addressing all the problems that have impacted heavily on relationships."
Talabani says that "the Turkish side also called for activating the Friendship Committee, which includes deputies of the Turkish parliament with deputies from the Iraqi parliament to discuss all outstanding issues in order to provide solutions to them and address them."
The Turkish Prime Minister Ahmed Davutoglu visited Iraq last Thursday and met during his visit President Fuad Masum, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi discussed the relations between the two countries and ways of cooperation in the fight against terrorism.
It revealed to the Committee on Relations member, said, "House Speaker Salim al-Jubouri, will regional tour during the current period, which is heading to Turkey and then to Iran and conclude it in Qatar to discuss relations with these countries."
In turn confirms Dhafer al-Ani, the other member of the Foreign Relations Committee, that "Iraq is paying a heavy price because of regional and international isolation suffered during the eight-year period," he adds, "and on this basis must remove all these problems in the coming period."
Refers Ani, through a statement to the "long", that "most of the visits by Iraqi officials to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Jordan and Turkey to focus on how to consolidate regional security cooperation to combat terrorism."
It notes the MP for the coalition forces, the most prominent Sunni blocs, that "Saudi Arabia has taken a decision to open its embassy in Baghdad during the one-month period with a return visit a high-level representation," but he acknowledged that the "opening of diplomatic missions in need of security and administrative procedures."
He was President Fuad Masum visited (November 11, 2014) to the Saudi capital Riyadh on an official visit, during which he met all of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal, and the intelligence chief Khalid Bin Bandar, the Saudi Deputy Interior Minister Abdul Rahman Al-Rabiah.
With regard to the Iraqi-Turkish relations, MP Dhafer al-Ani, says that "the prime minister Haider al-Abadi will go to Turkey to sign oil, economic and security agreements will be enough to restart the bilateral relations between the two countries, which has been paralyzed due to the policies of previous governments."
In the same vein, it is expected Mithal al-Alusi, the other member of the Foreign Relations Committee that the visits made by the President and the Parliament to regional countries lead to "diplomatic work with these countries to activate."
But Alusi asked during an interview with the "long" by saying, "Where the interests of Iraq with Saudi Arabia after these visits, as well as with Jordan, Kuwait and Turkey?", Stressing that "the Foreign Relations Committee is not aware of the foreign policy strategy for Iraq."
He adds Civil Alliance member, said, "the Foreign Relations Committee is preparing to host the Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari, in order to explain to us the strategy pursued by Iraq, we want to know what are our allies and economic goals of our activities with these countries."
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