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Khalid al-Falih

Saudi oil minister makes high profile visit to Iraq, calls for oil supply cooperation

BAGHDAD: Saudi Oil Minister Khalid al-Falih made a high profile visit to Iraq on Saturday, calling for increased economic cooperation and praising existing coordination to boost crude oil prices. In a speech at the opening of the Baghdad International Exhibition, Falih said cooperation between Iraq and Saudi Arabia contributed to “the improvement and stability we are seeing in the oil market”. Falih is the first Saudi official to make a public speech in Baghdad for several decades. The two countries began taking steps…