Iraq to open embassy in Turkmenistan

On March 27, as part of his working visit to Tehran, Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov met President of Iraq Jalal Talabani.

During the meeting Iraqi President announced his intention to soon send an ambassador of his country to Turkmenistan. At the same time, Jalal Talabani noted that the successful development of relations between the two countries depends on the political will and existing vast resource and economic potential of Turkmenistan and Iraq, who established diplomatic relations last year.

Jalal Talabani also briefed Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov about Turkmen community living in Iraq, many of which can hold high and responsible positions, taking an active part in political and public life.”