Published: 2023-01-28 17:55
Last Updated: 2024-02-29 17:24
Saturday, Morocco announced the reopening of its embassy in Baghdad, as reported by AFP.
During a joint presser with the Iraqi Foreign Minister Fouad Hussein in Baghdad, Morocco's Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita said "[The visit] is marked by the re-opening, from today, of the Moroccan embassy which was closed 18 years ago, as a strong signal illustrating the depth of relations."
Hussein said "We discussed creating a mechanism to bring together businessmen and investors from both sides as well as establishing a forum for businessmen from both countries."
He also expressed his country's position in "supporting Morocco's territorial integrity."
Bourita countinued saying "It's the first visit to Baghdad by a Moroccan foreign minister since 25 years and a Moroccan official since two decades. Based on this, it represents a strong signal."