December 26, 2014
Turkish Foreign Minister davutoglu gaush baby that "Turkish-Iraqi relations gained momentum after Haidar Al-Abbadi, the Prime Minister," adding that "the administration of former Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki handled the wrong way with his country".
Gaush oglu said in a press release that "his political relations with Iraq nearly stopped in the Maliki government because of misunderstanding, however, relations started a new page with the arrival of the Government Al-Abbadi to power."
The Government said Al-Abbadi embraced all spectra of the Iraqi people and opened a new page in bilateral relations with Turkey, "adding that" signed 48 agreements with Iraq under the Government of Al-Maliki, however, those agreements did not get parliamentary approval, "stressing" the need to implement these conventions in the light of the new impetus in bilateral relations ".
The Turkish Foreign Minister stressed that "the agreement between the Central Government in Baghdad and the Kurdistan Regional Government in Erbil, Iraq signed oil contracts, of paramount importance to the stability and future of the country," adding that "Turkey had encouraged the parties to reach such agreement, and has been selling crude oil and gas to States through Turkey, and we would like to work in the coming period on this matter."
Prime Minister Haidar Al-Abbadi on Thursday held meetings and talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Ahmed davutoglu and Turkish Parliament Speaker Cemil Cicek also met the Turkish-Iraqi Business Council.
Abadi, expressed today its hope for closer bilateral relations with Turkey, davutoglu called for Iraq not to allow any third party to field fighter in Iraq criminal gangs daash.
A delegation of Foreign Ministers-Abadi, Ibrahim Al-Jaafari, and Khaled Al-Obaidi, Adel Abdul Mahdi, oil and electricity, Qasim al-fahadawi, water resources, and SEB saman Saeed and Abbas Al-Bayati, Deputy and Chief thamir ghadhban, advisers, and Kazem Al-Hasani Advisor Prime Minister for Economic Affairs.
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