After a visit that included Saudi Arabia and the UAE, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi confirmed in a statement that his two visits to the two countries were successful by all standards.
This came after he arrived in his country, returning from a tour that included the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, where he met there last Wednesday, the Saudi Crown Prince, Prince Muhammad bin Salman, and the two parties held a session of talks focused on increasing cooperation between the two countries in addition to the latest developments in the region.
Meetings were also held at the level of the coordination council between the two countries, where the two parties signed 5 agreements, in financial, commercial, economic, cultural, and media fields.
The Iraqi delegation included governors of border provinces with Saudi Arabia to discuss increasing border crossings between the two countries.
In parallel, and after two days of his visit to the Kingdom, Al-Kazemi, at the head of a ministerial delegation, paid an official visit last Sunday to the United Arab Emirates, during which they discussed strengthening relations between the two countries in many areas.
This was preceded by the announcement by Iraqi Airways of launching a direct line between Baghdad and Abu Dhabi early next May.
The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, said during his meeting with Al-Kazemi, “The UAE is always on the side of everything that achieves the stability of Iraq and the interests of its people.”
During the visit, official meetings, prospects for cooperation at all levels and means of developing and developing them were discussed in the service of common interests, according to the Emirates News Agency (WAM).
In an interview with the agency, Al-Kazemi stressed that “the UAE is the home of success and achievement,” appreciating its stances towards Iraq and its people.
Besides, he stressed that the UAE-Iraqi relations are a model for bilateral relations between brothers, according to what he said.