Foreign Ministry Official Spokesman Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahaf:

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussein met with his Bahraini counterpart Mr. Abdul Latif Al-Zayani during an official visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain to participate in the work of the Manama Dialogue Forum, and affirmed Iraq’s aspiration to increase bilateral cooperation on various political, economic and health levels, and stressed to the Bahraini side the importance of holding joint committee meetings and activating the Memorandum of Understanding on political consultation in the context of strengthening relations between the two countries.