Baghdad - INA
Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein, accompanied by his government delegation, arrived today, Tuesday, in the Russian capital, Moscow, on an official visit that would last for several days.
"Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein and his accompanying delegation arrived in the Russian capital, Moscow, on an official visit lasting several days, in response to an official invitation from his Russian counterpart," Foreign Ministry spokesman Ahmed Al-Sahhaf said in a statement received by the Iraqi News Agency.
He added, "The delegation included representatives of the ministries of oil, trade, and the Foreign Relations Committee," noting that "during the visit, he will meet with Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Energy Minister Nikolai Shulginov, and a number of Russian officials, to enhance the prospects for joint cooperation in the fields." All, and discussed a number of files of interest to the two countries. "