Ministers meet in Iraqi capital

Malaysia to reopen embassy in Baghdad and ease entry requirements

BAGHDAD, August 24 — Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein said on Thursday that Malaysia has decided to reopen its embassy in Baghdad to facilitate entry for citizens to both countries.

During a joint press conference held in Baghdad with Malaysian Foreign Minister Zambry Abdul Kadir, Hussein discussed easing entry requirements between the two nations and enhancing economic relations.

Abdul Kadir affirmed that both countries would work on reopening the Malaysian embassy in Baghdad within the next two weeks. He also highlighted discussions about educational, tourism, economic, and agricultural cooperation between the two countries.