QT-Online / Wednesday, January 15, 2020 / Categories: Top News Qatar’s minister of foreign affairs meets with Iraqi foreign minister QNA Baghdad HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani met Wednesday in Baghdad with HE Foreign Minister of the Republic of Iraq Mohammed Ali Karim. The meeting dealt with bilateral relations, the latest regional developments, and ways to pursue de-escalation and maintain the region's security and stability. In a joint press conference that followed the meeting, HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs called on all countries to work towards de-escalation in the region, noting the increased tensions. His Excellency said that the visit to Baghdad came to discuss with the Iraqi leadership the latest developments and stress the importance of de-escalation and distancing Iraq from any political struggles and escalations in the region. HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani said that the State of Qatar is working with a group of friendly nations that hope to avoid escalation in the region, stressing the support of the State of Qatar to the unity and sovereignty of Iraq and its people. His Excellency praised Iraq's efforts in strengthening ties with Arab and neighboring countries, adding that the State of Qatar seeks stability in Iraq so that the country can proceed towards growth, confirming that the State of Qatar will continue to contribute to the growth and prosperity of Iraq. For his part, The Iraqi Foreign Minister described the visit of HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs as strategic and important, noting that both sides stressed in the talks on the importance of de-escalation of tensions in the region. Previous Article Trump trial likely to begin next Tuesday: Senate chief Next Article Russian government resigns as Putin plans future Print 1098 Rate this article: 5.0 Please login or register to post comments.