Mahdi, Salman Stress New Era in Relations

Published April 17th, 2019 - 02:22 GMT
King Salman (R) greets Iraqi Premier (SPA Photo)
King Salman (R) greets Iraqi Premier (SPA Photo)
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Abdul-Mahdi was met at King Khalid International Airport by the Governor of the Riyadh Region Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, SPA reported.

Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi arrived in Riyadh on Wednesday and held talks with King Salman.

Abdul-Mahdi was met at King Khalid International Airport by the Governor of the Riyadh Region Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, SPA reported.

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PM Adel Abdul-Mahdi arrived in on Wednesday, where he was received by the Riyadh Governor Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulazizhttps://bit.ly/2UF1K70 

The visit comes as relations continue to improve between Iraq and Saudi Arabia.

Before leaving Iraq, Abdul-Mahdi said his country was facing a major shift in its relationship with Riyadh.

A Saudi Arabian delegation visited Iraq earlier this month, when a new consulate in Baghdad was opened and $1 billion in loans for development projects in Iraq was announced.


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