Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi has discussed along with the Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud promoting bilateral ties and cooperation in various fields, a statement by Abdul Mahdi's office said on Wednesday.
The statement said Abdul Mahdi received a telephone call from the Saudi King in which he discussed "expanding relations of cooperation between the two countries in all fields and enhance chances of security and stability in the [Middle East] region,” the statement said.
Moreover, Abdul Mahdi expressed aspirations for more cooperation in trade and oil fields, according to the statement. He also highlighted the necessity to have a partnership to serve the two peoples and foster stability and security of the region.
Meanwhile, the Saudi king indicated the kingdom’s support to Iraq and its stability and prosperity, the statement said.