Foreign Minister receives a phone call from his Bahraini counterpart

BAGHDAD, Foreign Minister Mohammad Ali al-Hakim received a telephone call from his Bahraini counterpart Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed al-Khalifa, congratulating him on his assumption of the post of Foreign Minister in the new Iraqi government.

"The Bahraini Foreign Minister confirmed during the phone call the support of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the government of Adel Abdul Mahdi in its duties," a Foreign Ministry statement said.

For his part, Al-Hakim thanked Sheikh Khalifa for his keenness to strengthen relations between the Republic of Iraq and the Kingdom of Bahrain to serve the interests of both countries and peoples.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency