Saudi Arabia Names Ambassador to Iraq

By John Lee.

Saudi Arabia has named its first resident ambassador to Iraq since 1991.

Thamer bin Sabhan Al-Sabhan took the oath of office on Tuesday before Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

Sabhan was previously the military attaché in the Saudi Embassy in Lebanon.

(Sources: Al Arabiya News, Saudi Arabian Foreign Ministry)

(Diplomatic relations image via Shutterstock)

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