Feb. 23, 2021

Key Iraqi ministers head to Riyadh to expand ties

Iraq/Diplomacy

The story: The Iraqi foreign and interior ministers are in Riyadh for talks with their Saudi counterparts. The stated aim is to develop bilateral ties as well as Iraq's broader relations with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). The Iraqi ministers’ visit to their neighbor comes a month after a drone attack targeted the Saudi capital. There has been speculation that the aerial assault was launched from Iraqi territory.

The coverage: On Feb. 22, independent news outlet Mawazin News published an Iraqi interior ministry statement citing Interior Minister Othman Al-Ghanemi as asserting "the significance of cooperation and coordination between Iraq and Saudi and the exchange of expertise"...

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