Baghdad - The President of the Republic, Abdul Latif Jamal Rashid, affirmed the depth of Iraqi-Saudi relations, and Iraq's keenness to strengthen cooperation frameworks between the two countries at various levels, and to continue work, coordination and consultation on a number of regional and international issues of common concern.
During his meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, and his accompanying delegation, he indicated that Iraq and Saudi Arabia are among the main pillars of stability in the region, especially in the delicate circumstances that the countries of the world are going through and the various challenges they face.
Rashid pointed to the security stability experienced by Iraqi cities, especially during the last four years.
For his part, the Foreign Minister expressed the Kingdom's support for Iraq's efforts to enhance its security and stability, pointing to the need to work to consolidate bilateral relations and expand cooperation and trade exchange between the two countries.
He added, "What we hear about Iraq gives hope and the economic movement in Iraq is in our interest, as it moves the region's economy," stressing the need for cooperation between the two countries to achieve economic integration, since Iraq has a diversified economy that is sustainable.
The Saudi foreign minister indicated that Iraq is capable of facing challenges, expressing readiness to cooperate and invest in associated gas.
According to the statement, the meeting reviewed the latest political developments in the region and the world, and emphasized the importance of addressing crises through dialogue and consultations in order to achieve security and peace for all peoples.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency