Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf:

The consular consultations began today between Iraq and Turkey, headed by the Senior Undersecretary of the Foreign Ministry, Ambassador Abdul Karim Hashem who headed the Iraqi delegation, and Undersecretary of Turkish Foreign Ministry for consular affairs, Mr. Yaoz Salim Quran to resume work on the memorandum of understanding that Turkey suspended, which was concluded by both sides in 2009, which includes granting entry visas at airports without the travelers obtaining it from the concerned embassy.