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Iraqi amb. denies Putin will visit Baghdad

The Iraqi ambassador in Russia Haidar Hadi denied reported talks between Baghdad and Moscow regarding a visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin to Baghdad.

"President Putin is welcome at any time in Baghdad, he is a friend of the Iraqi government and people," Hadi said in a post on his Twitter account.

"There are currently no discussions on an agenda for the visit, and in case of the existence of such arrangements, it will be announced in a timely manner," he added.

Some political sources announced a few days ago that the Russian president intends to visit Iraq, and that the Russian and Iraqi sides are preparing for the visit.
Last Modified: Friday، 30 November 2018 08:33 PM