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Saudi Arabian delegation arrives in Baghdad for Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council

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A Saudi Arabian delegation arrived in Baghdad on Monday to discuss with their Iraqi counterparts the framework of the Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council, according to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

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The delegation was led by Dr. Majid al-Qassabi, Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Commerce and Acting Minister of Media.

The group will discuss the frameworks of the economic, trade, investment and joint relief committees, SPA reported.

On the sidelines of the visit, a Saudi-Iraqi businessmen forum will be held, SPA added.

Earlier in November, Iraq and Saudi Arabia reopened the Arar desert crossing, in a long-awaited sign of closer trade ties after a 30-year closure.

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