BAGHDAD/ Aswat al-Iraq: The visit of Belgium deputy premier to Baghdad resulted in signing a memorandum of understanding for political and diplomatic cooperation between foreign affairs ministries.
In a foreign ministry statement today, Belgium deputy premier Didier Reynders paid an official visit to Iraq, heading a high ranking delegation.
Premier Nouri al-Maliki met today Mr.
Reynders and discussed expanding bilateral relations in all fields, according to Maliki's office.
Maliki evaluated Belgium move to open a consulate in Baghdad, as prelude to open its embassy in the near future.
The statement pointed out that Belgium deputy premier expressed the intention of his country to develop bilateral relations with Iraq.