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Iraqi President To Pay Official Visit To Syria Soon: Report

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Iraqi President To Pay Official Visit To Syria Soon: Report

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Iraq’s President, Barham Salih, will visit Syria and meet with his counterpart, Bashar al-Assad, in the upcoming few days, an unnamed Iraqi official told the Russian news agency Sputnik on December 18.

“The president of Iraq will pay an official visit to Damascus in the coming days,” Sputnik quoted the official as saying.

Commenting on the matter, Luqman al-Fiali, a spokesman for the Iraqi Presidency, said on December 19 that arrangements for an official visit to Syria are yet to be prepared. Al-Fiali added that Iraqi is communicating with all of its neighbors.

Salih was elected as the president by the Iraqi Parliament in October. Prior to that, the Iraqi Kurdish politician served as prime minister of Iraqi Kurdistan between 2009 and 2012.

Last week, Sudan’s President, Omar al-Bashir, became the first Arab leader to visit Syria and met with Assad since the outbreak of the Syrian war in late 2011. Local observers believe that the Iraqi President will follow al-Bashir’s footsteps, even if not in the upcoming few days.

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  • Lupus

    Tis time for Bin Salman, Netanyahoe and Trump to pay an official visit to Assad crawling on their knees and kiss his feet

    • Jaime

      None of them is welcome in Damascus.

      • Lupus

        lol ur right Jaime

    • Sinbad2

      And Assad could personally cut off their heads, and stick them on pikes.

      • LR captain

        no they are afraid that he might gas them. Just like how they said he gasses his own people.

        Because he did gas people but he never used chlorine he used Nitrous oxide. right before surgery. lol

        Hell maybe they should go pay a visit to the good doctor maybe he will help them see how stupid they are.

  • RichardD
    • antoun

      goobye usa!!

  • Willing Conscience (The Truths

    The Arab League nations are nearly all making a B line to Assad’s door now, they’re all bearing gifts of reconciliation and mutual prosperity to lay at his feet, LOL, how quickly things can change in world politics, they’re all just a bunch if dirty using Sl-ts kissing each others butts.