Monday 19 June 2017 20:30
The media office of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Monday that the latter met Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz in Mecca, while the official round of talks between the two countries will begin this evening.
“Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi met in Mecca on Monday with the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdul Aziz,” the office said in a statement read by Alsumaria News.
He added that “King Salman bin Abdul Aziz held a banquet in honor of the Prime Minister,” noting that “the round of official talks in Saudi Arabia will begin this evening in the presence of members of the Iraqi and Saudi delegations.”
It is noteworthy that Prime Minister Haider Abadi arrived, earlier in the day, to Saudi Arabia in a regional tour also includes Kuwait and Iran.