Director of his office: This is what Maliki will discuss during his visit to Russia
The head of the office of Vice President Nuri al-Maliki, Hisham al-Rikabi, said Tuesday that al-Maliki will discuss during his visit to Russia next month, bilateral relations between Iraq and Russia, in addition to activating an agreement concluded between the two countries.

Rikabi told "Al-Ghad Press" that Maliki's visit to Russia "comes at the invitation received by al-Maliki more than two months ago and promised to meet, and comes the visit early July."

He added that "the files that will be discussed part of the bilateral relations between Iraq and Russia, especially that Maliki has a role in his tenure as prime minister in building solid relations with the Russian side, and part of the activation of agreements between the two governments and strengthen the bilateral relationship."

He said Rikabi, "will be accompanied by Maliki in the visit a number of deputies in the Iraqi parliament and specialists in the political and economic issues."


The Russian media reported earlier Tuesday that the Vice President of Iraq, Nuri al-Maliki, will make a working visit to Russia during the month of July.

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