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Iraq president arrives in Kuwait for official visit

Iraqi President Fouad Masum
Iraqi President Fouad Masum

Iraqi President Fuad Masum and his accompanying delegation arrived in Kuwait today for an official visit during which they will hold talks with the Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah.

Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim, Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al Mubarak Al Hamad Al Sabah and other senior officials.

Masum was accompanied by a delegation which included Interior Minister Qasim Al-Araji, Health Minister Adila Hammoud, Transport Minister Kazem Finjan and several senior Iraqi government officials.

This is the second visit to Kuwait by an Iraqi President since 1990. The first was by late President Jalal Talabani in 2008.

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