Iraqi delegation at the Fourth Summit of Arab and Latin America
Baghdad and Riyadh agree to speed up the opening of the Saudi embassy in Iraq
Long-Presse / Baghdad
Foreign Minister, Ibrahim al-Jaafari, said on Wednesday that join the South American countries of Saudi counterpart, led to develop an understanding for the benefit of the Palestinian issue and the position of "Terrorism and Daash", while between the Saudi monarch stressed during his meeting with the Iraqi delegation on the historical dimension of bilateral relations and common interests the two countries and the two brotherly peoples, and the need for cooperation to confront "terrorism", he explained that the two sides stressed to accelerate the opening of the Saudi embassy in Baghdad as an expression of "the development of relations for the better."
He said al-Jaafari, told media at the conclusion of the Fourth Summit of Arab and Latin America, which concluded today, in the Saudi capital Riyadh, followed up (range Press), said that "the Arab summit, and the summit of South America, they are identical in all matters and issues," returned to " South America summit's accession to the Arab summit led to develop an understanding for the benefit of Arab countries, whether in the Palestinian case basis, or attitude of terrorism, specifically Daash, or at the level of addressing the problems that exist in some Arab countries, including Syria, Libya, and to emphasize the need for a peaceful solution. " .
The foreign minister, that "the positions of the South American countries were close to a large extent, and has been standardized speech, and coincide with the Arab countries," noting that "Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdul Aziz, focused during the meeting that took place with the President of the Republic of Iraq, Fuad Masum, and the delegation accompanying him, on the issue of the Iraqi-Saudi relations, and described it as a historical dimension, and that the common interests between the two countries, as well as social osmosis between the two brotherly peoples. "
He explained Aljafee, that "the Saudi monarch stressed the need for cooperation in the face of terrorism, and the consolidation of relations between Baghdad and Riyadh," pointing out that "the Iraqi delegation focused on the common interests between the two countries, and the need to deepen relations."
The minister continued, "The two sides stressed the speedy opening of the Saudi embassy in Baghdad as an expression of the development of relations for the better, and cooperation in international forums," describing the meeting with King as a "positive and good, where King stressed his part on the seriousness Saudis have closer ties."
He called al-Jaafari, to the need to "open a new page in relations between Iraq and Saudi Arabia," adding that "the important thing is to start new pages evolve with the development of events that occupy the region."
It is noteworthy that al-Jaafari from within the Iraqi delegation which took part in the fourth summit of Arab and Latin American countries, which was chaired by President of the Republic, Fuad Masum, included in its membership, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Hussain al-Shahristani, as well as other officials.
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