Foreign Minister Holds Telephone Conversation with Saudi Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim held a telephone conversation with his Saudi counterpart Sheikh Faisal bin Farhan. During the conversation they discussed ways to strengthen relations between Baghdad and Riyadh to meet the aspirations of both countries, and reviewed the developments in Iraq and the reforms launched by the government to meet the demands of the demonstrators. They also discussed several issues of the region that are of interest to both sides, and the need to advance political solutions to the crises afflicting the region. Minister Alhakim congratulated Mr. Farhan bin Faisal on his appointment as Saudi Foreign Minister, expressing his hope that the bilateral relations will witness a remarkable development between the two countries.