King Abdullah II of Jordan starts official visit to Iraq

 King Abdullah II of Jordan starts official visit to Iraq

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Iraqi President Barham Salih receives Jordanian King Abdullah II at the Baghdad International Airport

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) – Jordanian King Abdullah II arrived Monday in Baghdad on an official visit, during which he is set to discuss with Iraqi officials ways to reinforce bilateral relations and boost counter-terrorism efforts.

The Jordanian king was received at the Baghdad International Airport by Iraqi President Barham Salih, a number of senior officials as well as the Jordanian ambassador to Iraq, according to Petra News.

Upon arrival at the airport, King Abdullah was given a formal reception, where he was saluted by the guards of honor and the marching music band played the Jordanian and Iraqi national anthems.

The two leaders are scheduled to hold a round of talks later in the day on means of promoting bilateral cooperation and countering terrorism. They will also discuss the latest development in the region.

 

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