2005 News Story

Kingdom to send ambassador to Baghdad

Saudi Arabia will renew diplomatic ties with Iraq and name an ambassador shortly, announced Dr. Saleh Al-Kohaimi, head of the Arab States Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He said Saudi Arabia would welcome the return of an Iraqi ambassador to Riyadh, adding: “An Iraqi team is currently in Saudi Arabia doing repair and renovation works at the Iraqi Embassy, vacant since 1991.”