BAGHDAD/ Aswat al-Iraq: Foreign minister Hoshiar Zebari disclosed that Baghdad called Saudi Arabia to appoint its ambassador.
In a press statement to Saudi Al-Watan daily, Zebari promised utmost protection to Saudi diplomatic mission.
Zebari expressed hopes to develop bilateral relations.
Saudi ambassador to Jordan holds the post of non-resident ambassador to Iraq.
Iraqi-Saudi relations did not reach the level of other Arab countries.
Saudi Arabia participated in the late Arab Summit held in Baghdad in March, 2012 on ambassadorial level.