Prime Minister Muhammad Shia’a Al-Sudani confirmed Iraq's participation in the Arab-Chinese summit to be held in Saudi Arabia.
The media office of the Prime Minister stated in a statement that “Al-Sudani received today the Ambassador of Republic of China to Iraq Cui Wei, and during the meeting they discussed the consolidation and development of bilateral relations between the two countries, in the economic and cultural fields, as well in the fields of energy and investment.”
Al-Sudani indicated, according to the statement, that "Iraq has adopted the principle of balance in foreign relations, in a way that enhances its stability and achieves the interests of its people and the security of the region," referring to "the government's desire to expand the prospects of bilateral cooperation with China in various sectors."
During the meeting, he stressed "Iraq's participation in the Arab-Chinese summit to be held in the Saudi capital, Riyadh."
For his part, the Chinese ambassador conveyed the greetings of the Chinese leadership to the Prime Minister, and its keenness to maintain relations of cooperation and partnership with Iraq.