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Iraqi prime minister: Iran-Saudi talks have made 'remarkable progress'

In a press conference today, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi provided a report of his two years in the office, highlighting his top achievements and top challenges facing his government
Iraq's Prime Minister Mustafa Kadhimi arrives to attend a memorial service for the victims of a motorcycle bomb that exploded the day before, in the southern city of Basra on Dec. 8, 2021.

During a press conference in Baghdad today, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Kadhimi said that he had come into office at a very difficult and complicated time, in terms of the economy, the COVID-19 pandemic and the conflict on Iraq soil.

“Before this government, the Iraqi economy was on the verge of collapse," Kadhimi said. “We had no cash to pay salaries.”

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