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Saudi FM holds first visit to Iraq since 2003

BAGDAD: Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir held his first visit to Iraq since 2003 and called on Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Saturday.

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and Adel al-Jubeir discussed bilateral issues of mutual interest and international matters in the meeting. Later, the Saudi foreign minister called on his Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim al-Jaafari and discussed cooperation in various fields, including war against Daesh gangs.

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir was of the view that his country wanted to enhance cooperation with Iraq. It was the first visit by any Saudi foreign minister since 2003.