By John Lee.
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hoshyar Zebari has received the Turkish Ambassador in Iraq, Younis Demirer.
During the meeting, the two sides reviewed Iraqi - Turkish relations, emphasizing mutual respect.
The Minister expressed his keenness to overcome the obstacles that stand in the relations between the two neighboring countries in accordance with the principle of mutual respect and non-interference in internal affairs and common interests, the two sides also discussed a number of bilateral issues of mutual interest.
The meeting was attended by Undersecretary for Bilateral Relations and Head of the Neighboring Countries Department.