The Russian Foreign Minister at head of a delegation of diplomats, businessmen, military commanders and Russian media reporters entered Baghdad, the capital of Iraq, on Sunday evening.

Iran PressMiddle East: Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has arrived on a working visit in the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad, on Sunday evening.

During his stay in Iraq, Lavrov is expected to meet with President Abdul Latif Rashid, Prime Minister Mohammad Shia al-Sudani, speaker of the House of Representatives (parliament) Mohamed al-Halbousi and his Iraqi counterpart, Fuad Hussein. Apart from that, he plans to meet with Iraqi former Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.

Lavrov previous visit to Iraq took place in 2019.

The sides are expected to discuss issues of bilateral relations in various spheres, international and regional problems, including in the Gulf area and in the Middle East in general. 219