Saturday 12 August
Saudi Arabia’s President Mashaal bin Fahm al-Salami will visit Iraq at the head of a high-level delegation on Monday at an official invitation, the Saudi daily Al-Riyadh reported Saturday.
The newspaper said that the peaceful “will head a high-level delegation from the Arab Parliament to the Republic of Iraq from 14 to 16 August 2017, in response to an invitation from the Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives Salim Jubouri, for cooperation and coordination and consultation and exchange of views between the Arab Parliament and the Iraqi Council.”
She added that “the Speaker of the Arab Parliament will address the Iraqi Council of Representatives on Tuesday, August 15, 2017, renewing the firm will of the Arab Parliament to promote relations of consultation, coordination and cooperation with Arab parliaments to the highest levels, and the Arab Parliament keen to embody and strengthen parliamentary diplomacy, At all levels and in all regional and international forums. “
“The visit will focus on the support of the Arab Parliament for the efforts of the State of Iraq in the fight against terrorism, stressing the Arab depth of Iraq, the need to return to exercise its natural role in the joint Arab action, and strengthen its relations with Arab countries. Security and the unity of its people and territorial integrity, and the parliament’s rejection of external interference in the internal affairs of the Republic of Iraq, and support the project of national reconciliation between the components of the Iraqi people.
The newspaper pointed out that “the visit will include meetings with a number of Iraqi officials, headed by President Fuad Masum, Prime Minister Haider Abadi, Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari and heads of parliamentary blocs in the Iraqi Council of Representatives.”