BAGHDAD, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud on Thursday confirmed to Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi his country's full support to Iraq's permanent security and prosperity.
A brief statement by Mahdi's office said the crown prince made the comment during his phone call with Mahdi.
During the conversation, Mahdi welcomed the boost to bilateral ties between the two countries and sent his regards to Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.
The relations between Iraq and Saudi Arabia improved in 2016 when Saudi reopened its embassy in Baghdad after Iraq's invasion of its neighboring Kuwait in August 1990.
On Feb. 25, 2017, Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir visited Iraq, the first for a Saudi foreign minister since 1990.
Bilateral relations have improved immensely as both countries have close historical, linguistic, cultural and geographic ties as well as their willingness for potential future cooperation.