Iraq will reopen its embassy in Libya 9 years after the mission was closed for safety causes, the Iraqi Overseas Ministry mentioned on Tuesday night.
Overseas Ministry spokesman Ahmed Al-Sahhaf said that “Iraq determined to reopen its embassy in Libya and resume diplomatic work to strengthen bilateral relations between the international locations,” in accordance with the Iraqi Information Company (INA).
This comes about three weeks after Iraq introduced its want to reopen its embassy in Tripoli.
On March 16, Al-Sahhaf said that the choice got here throughout conferences held by an official Iraqi delegation with the Libyan facet.
There was no remark from the Libyan facet on this matter.
A number of international locations, together with Iraq, closed their diplomatic missions in Libya in 2014 amid intense armed clashes within the nation.
*Ikram Kouachi contributed to this report.