Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil met with Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi to discuss bilateral relations and joint files in Baghdad.
The Lebanese Foreign Minister said that the Lebanese minister discussed with the Prime Minister of Iraq the facilitation of entry procedures between the two countries, to encourage tourism and exchange investments, and to work to establish an economic market including Lebanon, Iraq, Jordan and Syria.
The Foreign Ministry confirmed that it was agreed to hold a meeting of foreign, economic and energy ministers in Iraq, Lebanon and Jordan, and discuss the construction of gas and oil pipelines and railway lines.
It was also agreed to hold a joint ministerial committee between Lebanon and Iraq. The Lebanese minister promised after the formation of the government, the equality of Iraqis with expatriates from the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, ie, stop the demand for pre-booking and the amount of one thousand dollars