Saudi FM in landmark visit to Iraq: officials

 25 Feb 2017 - 12:45

Saudi FM in landmark visit to Iraq: officials

AFP

Baghdad: Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir was in Baghdad for talks on Saturday, the first such visit by a chief diplomat from the kingdom in years, Iraqi officials said.

He met his Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim al-Jaafari, a foreign ministry official told AFP on condition of anonymity. 

Another government official said it was the first visit to Baghdad by a Saudi foreign minister since 2003.