Baghdad Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein called, on Friday, his Moroccan counterpart to reopen his country’s embassy in Baghdad.
A ministry statement said, “Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Morocco, Nasser Bourita, through video conferencing.”
During the meeting, Hussein expressed his appreciation for the distinguished bilateral relations between the two countries, which are based on political, economic, cultural and historical dimensions, stressing Iraq’s desire to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries and coordinate on common issues in international organizations.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs requested the Moroccan side to facilitate the entry of Iraqi citizens to Morocco, calling for the reopening of the Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco in Baghdad.
For his part, Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita expressed his sincere condolences and sympathy to the government and people of Iraq following the bombing that took place yesterday in Baghdad, affirming his country’s solidarity and standing by Iraq and supporting the Iraqi government in fighting terrorism.
According to the statement, the foreign minister sent an official invitation to his Moroccan counterpart to visit Baghdad.
In turn, Bourita thanked the minister for the invitation and looked forward to meeting it as soon as possible, sending an official invitation to the minister to visit the Kingdom of Morocco .
Source: National Iraqi News Agency