July 20, 2020 / 5:28 AM / 23 days ago

Iraqi Prime Minister visit postponed after Saudi King hospitalised

FILE PHOTO: Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi speaks during a news conference in Basra, Iraq, July 15, 2020. Ahmad Al-Rubaye/Pool via REUTERS

DUBAI (Reuters) - The visit of Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi to Saudi Arabia has been postponed after the hospitalisation of King Salman, the Saudi foreign minister said on Monday.

“In recognition of the importance of the visit and a desire to make it succeed, our wise leadership in coordination with our brothers in Iraq has decided to postpone the visit,” Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud wrote on Twitter.

Reporting By Nafisa Eltahir; Editing by Christian Schmollinger

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