S. Arabia says plans to open embassy in Iraq

Saudi Arabia is to send a delegation to Iraq to explore opening an embassy for the first time since the 2003 invasion that brought down Saddam Hussein, the Saudi foreign minister said on Wednesday.

S. Arabia says plans to open embassy in Iraq
Saudi Arabia is to send a delegation to Iraq to explore opening an embassy for the first time since the 2003 invasion that brought down Saddam Hussein, the Saudi foreign minister said on Wednesday.

"To support the government of Iraq ... we decided to send a delegation to see how to establish our embassy in Baghdad. This process should be sorted out in accordance with both governments," Prince Saud Al Faisal told a news conference with U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Defence Secretary Robert Gates.

The comments given in English were translated into Arabic.

Reuters
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