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)
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