The Political, Security, and Military Committee emanating from the Iraqi-Saudi Coordination Council held its third meeting via videoconference in the presence of Committee members. The Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein chaired the Iraqi side, and the Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Prince Faisal bin Farhan chaired the Saudi side
The two sides discussed the issues on the committee’s agenda, in a way that enhances the development of joint cooperation between the two countries in various fields.
The two sides agreed to continue cooperation and coordination on political, security and military issues, work to develop a common vision for the most important issues of interest to the two countries in various fields, facilitate procedures for granting visas to businessmen in both countries, consult and coordinate with regard to mutual support in international forums, and enhance security and intelligence cooperation with regard to combating crime and smuggling, expediting the signing of a security memorandum of understanding between the ministries of the interior in both countries, cooperating in the military fields through implementing joint exercises under a memorandum of understanding between the two countries in the military field, and exchanging training courses and experiences in the field of studies and strategic planning and continuing to support Iraq’s efforts in cooperation with the international coalition to combat the terrorist organisation ISIS.
At the conclusion of the meeting, the two sides agreed to continue cooperation and coordination in various fields, exchange visits, and continue holding the committee emanating from the Council in a way that enhances bilateral cooperation and achieves the aspirations of the leadership and peoples of the two countries.
Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs