Tishwash: Abdul Mahdi arrives in Kuwait

Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi arrived in Kuwait.

His office said in a brief statement, received by the agency {Euphrates News} copy of it, “the Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, arrived in Kuwait.”

Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi went to Kuwait on his first state visit after taking office in October.

Iraq’s ambassador to Kuwait, Alaa al-Hashemi, said on Saturday that Abdul-Mahdi’s visit to Kuwait aims to “complete his visit to Iraq’s neighboring countries and joint coordination, especially after the Joint Higher Committee” held in Kuwait on May 12 under the chairmanship of the two foreign ministers.

Hashemi said that the policy of Kuwait and Iraq “became close,” especially after the meetings of the joint committee between the two countries.

The visit comes amid growing tension between the United States and Iran.
Hashemi denied knowledge of any initiative or mediation can be carried out by Iraq and Kuwait between Washington and Tehran    link

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