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Jordanian PM Razzaz to visit Baghdad by end of December

Omar Razzaz
The Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced Saturday that Jordanian Prime Minister Omar al-Razzaz will visit Baghdad by the end of December.

A statement by the Foreign Ministry said Razzaz is planning to visit Iraq by the end of the current month.

Recently, Razza received Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs and Minister of Finance and Planning Fuad Hussein in his office in Oman to discuss points of common interest.

Both sides stressed their keenness to enhance economic relations, and discussed the import of Iraqi oil to Jordan at special prices.

During the meeting, the premier stressed the deep-rooted ties between the two nations, underscoring the importance of enhancing them on all levels to serve both countries' best interests. 

For his part, Hussein said that Iraq and Jordan see eye to eye on several issues, such as continuing the war against terrorism and extreme ideologies, noting that enhancing economic and political ties are a top priority for the new Iraqi government.