President Saleh invited to visit Iraq

SANA’A, April 19 (Saba) – President Ali Abdullah Saleh received here on Sunday an invitation from Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to visit Iraq.The letter conveyed by the Iraqi Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Abd Thiab al-Ajeeli dealt also with the brotherly ties and joint cooperation between the two brotherly countries.During the meeting, the Iraqi Minister reviewed with the President last developments in Iraq and several regional issues of common concerns.The president affirmed that Yemen stands by Iraq to maintain its security, stability, sovereignty, independence and its national unity so as to ensure ending occupation on Iraq, pointing to Yemen’s keenness on strengthening its relations with Iraq at different levels.Saleh asked the Iraqi Minister to convey its best regards and his wishes of good heath and happiness to the Iraqi Premier and continues prosperity for Iraqi people.BA/AF