King Salman Bin Abdulaziz walks with Adel Abdul Mahdi during his visit in Riyadh on Wednesday. Reuters
The premier went to Riyadh with a large delegation including officials and businessmen, with trade billed as a prime focus of the discussions between OPEC's two largest oil producers. Abdul Mahdi's office said the leaders had signed 13 agreements in areas such as trade, energy and political cooperation.
Earlier this month, Saudi Arabia reopened a consulate in Baghdad which had been closed for 30 years. King Salman also announced his country would provide Iraq $1 billon to build sport facilities, an announcement which kicked of a two-day visit to Iraq by high-level Saudi officials.
Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi met with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, his office said on Thursday.
Drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil industry in May originated in Iraq, not Yemen, US officials have concluded.
Iraq says Saudi Arabia has opened a consulate in Baghdad for the first time in nearly 30 years in a sign of improving ties.
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