The Somali Foreign Minister, Mr. Omar Arteh Ghaleb, on Thursday (16 January) met Iraq's President?
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Background: The Somali Foreign Minister, Mr. Omar Arteh Ghaleb, on Thursday (16 January) met Iraq's President Ahmed Hassan Al-Bakr in Baghdad. Mr. Ghaleb carried a personal message from the chairman of the Somali Supreme Revolutionary Council, General Mohammed Said Bar'e.
The Foreign Minister was accompanied by his deputy, Mr. Hisham Al-Shawi and the Somali Ambassador in Baghdad during the 40 minute meeting.
The President and Mr. Ghaleb discussed bilateral relations between Somali and Iraq ... as well as Arab and international affairs.