Azerbaijan, Iraq discuss prospects for development of cooperation

Baku, June 15 (AzerTAc). Azerbaijan`s ambassador to Jordan with concurrent accreditation to Iraq Elman Arasli has visited Iraq on June 10-13. As part of the visit Arasli held meetings with Iraqi top officials. 
At a meeting with George Bakos, Iraqi Prime Minister`s advisor on political affairs, the discussions focused on prospects for development of relations between the two countries in political, economic and humanitarian spheres. 
The diplomat also met deputy foreign minister Labid Majid Abbawi. They exchanged views on the opportunities to hold the first meeting of Azerbaijan-Iraq Intergovernmental Joint Commission in Baku in 2012, organization of high-level meetings of Azerbaijani and Iraqi top officials, opening of Azerbaijani Embassy in Iraq.