Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin AbdulAziz spoke to Iraq’s Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi via virtual video call.
As per the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), King Salman and Al-Kadhimi noted the historical relations between the two countries and praised the level reached by these relations.
They emphasized on the role of Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council that serves the interests of the two countries and focused on the importance of expanding and strengthening the horizons of bilateral cooperation in various fields, especially political, security, trade, investment and tourism, in order to complement the efforts made and the positive results achieved from the mutual visits of officials between the two countries in the past.
In the joint statement released, both the leaders agreed to intensify cooperation, coordination, and exchange of views on issues of concern to the two countries on regional and international levels.
King Salman invited the Iraqi Prime Minister to visit the country and discuss ways to strengthen relations between Saudi Arabia and Iraq, along with the issues of common interest.