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Saudi Embassy Officially Reopens in Iraqi Capital

Saudi Arabia has reopened its embassy in the Iraqi capital after its closure 25 years ago. Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari has accepted the credentials of the new Saudi ambassador, Tamer al-Sabhan. Iraqi officials say Thursday the diplomats discussed the need to bolster relations between the two countries. Saudi Arabia had cut off diplomatic ties and closed its Baghdad embassy in 1990 after the late Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait. The reopening is the...

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