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Abdul Mahdi says expecting visits from senior officials to Iraq soon

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Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi
Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi expected visits from senior officials to Iraq soon.

During his weekly press conference, Abdul Mahdi said, “we expect senior officials to visit Iraq soon,” pointing out that he received a phone call from Jordanian king Abdullah II in which they tackled means of cooperation between the two countries. 

He added that, “Iraq has good relations with neighboring countries and the majority of political factions in Syria.”

Abdullah II of Jordan hailed on Sunday the situation in Iraq, pointing out that Jordan is continuing negotiations with Iraq to open a market for Jordanian products.

During a meeting with a number of Jordanian journalists, the king stated that Omar Razzaz will visit Baghdad before the end of the year.

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. 

Last Modified: Tuesday، 25 December 2018 11:18 AM
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