The newly appointed Ambassador of Iraq to Armenia, Ghazi Tahir Khalid, handed the copies of his credentials to Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian.
Congratulating the Ambassador on appointment, Minister Nalbandian wished him success in his mission and voiced hope that the Ambassador would contribute to the further reinforcement of friendly relations between Armenia and Iraq. The Minister said the high-level reciprocal visits and opening of Embassies in the capitals of the two countries have given new impetus to the Armenian-Iraqi relations.
Ambassador Khalid assured that he would do his utmost to develop the bilateral cooperation in different spheres. He added that Iraq attaches importance to the expansion and deepening of relations with Armenia and emphasized the role of the Iraqi-Armenian community in the development of the country.
During the meeting reference was made to the developments in the Middle East and the steps targeted at ensuring security.