Egypt to be first Arab state to appoint ambassador to Baghdad
Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari said Wednesday that Egypt will be the first Arab state to appoint an ambassador to Baghdad following the US-led war and occupation of Iraq in 2003.
"I would like to salute Egypt...in showing regional leadership by taking the decision to appoint the first Arab ambassador we hope to welcome in the new Iraq," Zebari told an international conference on Iraq in Brussels.
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