Vice Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques meets Iraqi Oil Minister

Thursday 1438/11/18 - 2017/08/10
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Jeddah, Dhu-AlQa dah 18, 1438, August 10, 2017, SPA -- Vice Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud met with Iraqi Minister of Oil Eng. Jabbar Al-Allaibi in Jeddah on Wednesday.

The Iraqi Minister of Oil conveyed the greetings of the Iraqi leadership and people to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, and his deputy and the Iraqi government s wishes for further progress and prosperity to the kingdom while the Vice Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques sent the Saudi leadership s greetings to the Iraqi government and people, stressing the Saudi government s keenness on Iraq s stability and its intention to develop and strengthen relations in all fields in the interest of the people of both countries.

During the meeting, they reviewed bilateral relations, especially joint opportunities in the economic fields in general and energy in particular, including the opening of land ports, direct flights and encouraging trade exchange and investments from the Saudi private sector.

The discussion also touched on the close cooperation between the two countries in the field of oil policy coordination and the confirmation of the two countries full commitment to the agreement to reduce oil production until the markets reach the target balance of this agreement.

The meeting was attended by a number of officials.

--SPA

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