Muqtada al-Sadr lauds al-Kadhimi's efforts to extend Outreaches with the Gulf


Shafaq News/ The head of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, commended the endeavors of the Prime Minister of Iraq, Mustafa al-Kadhimi, to preserve Détente with Arab, and particularly Gulf, neighbors.

Al-Sadr tweeted earlier today, Sunday, "Iraq openness to the Arab countries is a step on the right track, whether by al-Kadhimi's visit to the sisterly KSA and UAE."

"Iraq has a repleted history with these two countries," he added, hoping to have a future abound with brotherhood and peace. 

"For Iraq to be the focus of peace in the entire region and the Middle East particularly," he concluded. 

Al-Kadhimi embarked to UAE on an official visit in an effort to forge close ties with oil-rich Gulf Arab monarchies.

Khadimi's visit to the UAE follows an earlier one to Saudi Arabia last week, during which Riyadh said it would boost investments in Iraq by five-fold to $2.67 billion.

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