Iraqi delegation plans to visit Saudi Arabia to activate bilateral relations
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It planned to diplomatic delegation from the Iraqi Foreign Ministry, to visit Saudi Arabia soon.

The delegation will be headed by Deputy Foreign Ministry commissioned by the Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari to visit Saudi Arabia soon to follow up on activating talks between Baghdad and Riyadh and technical issues at all levels

The Saudi foreign minister, Adel al-Jubeir, visited Baghdad on Saturday morning in a surprise visit, unannounced

The visit is the first by a Saudi foreign minister to visit Baghdad since the invasion of the former regime of Kuwait in 1990

Jubeir stressed during his talks with Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and his counterpart Ibrahim al-Jaafari that this visit is to restore bilateral relations back on track stressing the importance of exerting more efforts and cooperation in the fight against terrorism

He pointed to "the Saudi support for Iraq in the fight against terrorism and restore stability in the liberated areas, and that his country stands at the same distance from the components of Iraq and supports the unity and stability of Iraq