Abadi Office: Iraq is looking forward to positive steps Saudi Arabia and seriousness
Abadi Office: Iraq is looking forward to positive steps Saudi Arabia and seriousness towards him
The spokesman for the Information Office of the Prime Minister, Haider al-Abadi, said on Monday that the Iraqi government is looking to do Arabia steps "positive and serious" towards Iraq, and between that Iraq wants Saudi Arabia to open its embassy in Baghdad reported several Iraqi officials official visits. Saad al-Sabri, in an interview to the (long-Presse), "The essential part of the Iraqi government's program is to develop a new basis for relations with the countries of the world in general and the neighboring ones in particular, based on mutual interests and the fight against terrorism facing the region and the entire world." The newborn, that "Saudi Arabia of the countries that Iraq is seeking to establish good relations with them," adding that "Iraqi officials have several visits to Saudi Arabia resulted in the approval of the opening of an embassy in Baghdad and to send a technical delegation to complete the logistics of opening, as well as naming an ambassador and providing his name to the Iraqi Foreign Ministry, and there is no problem in this aspect as some people think. "
He explained a spokesman for the Information Office of the Prime Minister, that "Iraq is looking forward for the acceleration of the Saudi government to take a positive and serious steps both with regard to the opening of the embassy or visits a response," expected to "the Saudi side responds, through visits response senior officials level for Iraq, for the development of relations between the two countries , especially that terrorism threatens everyone and began to pat Saudi hits home. "
The head of the Iraqi government, Haider al-Abadi Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, exchanged in (22 March 2015), their keenness to promote bilateral relations, while stressing Abadi, that victories over the (Daash) has the participation of the Iraqi people, the sons of all, revealing Government torque delivery liberated areas to local police, expressed the Saudi king, the kingdom's desire to open the horizons of cooperation with Iraq, and its interest in its security and sovereignty, and extended an invitation to Ebadi to visit Riyadh.
As Foreign Minister, Ibrahim al-Jaafari, in (the 29th of March 2015), the seriousness of the Saudi government in re-opening its embassy in Baghdad again after more than two decades on the closed following the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, while between that Riyadh now it holds create place its embassy to direct its work during the next term, expected to take political relations between Iraq and Turkey, "upward path" in the future.
He also visited the President of the Republic, Fuad Masum, Saudi Arabia, in (the 11th of November 2014 the past), and expressed Iraq's desire to strengthen relations with the Kingdom.
And live the Iraqi-Saudi relations a state of apathy and deadlock since the former prime minister, Nuri al-Maliki responsibility in 2006, it has accused Saudi Arabia on more than one occasion the Iraqi government and its president to exercise a sectarian approach in power, while al-Maliki remained and some belonging to the National Alliance Shiite leaders Riyadh accuses of being behind the Violence in Iraq, and stressed that the presence of Saudi militants in Iraq demonstrates this,. Meanwhile, those relationships to detente after the arrival of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to power, who confirmed in more than one occasion on his quest to rebuild bridges of communication again with all countries of the world, particularly neighbors, where Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari visited Saudi Arabia before the visit of the President of the Republic.
Maliki has also contributed to a crisis in a new relationship with Riyadh, through his call for the development of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia "under international trusteeship," and in a television interview with an Iraqi satellite TV, last Wednesday, (July 22 from the current 2015.