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    Qatar Plans to Reopen Embassy in Iraq Soon - Foreign Minister

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    Doha has revealed its plans to help Iraq after the liberation from Daesh.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The efforts announced by Doha include the reopening of the Embassy of Qatar in Iraq, which was closed in 1990 after late Iraqi President Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait.

    "Some conditions have recently complicated the issue, however, there is Emir's order to open the embassy immediately and appoint an ambassador soon," Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani said at a press conference broadcast by Al Jazeera on Wednesday.

    The minister has congratulated Iraq on liberation from terrorists and confirmed that Doha would play an active role in the recovery process in steps marking a new page in the two states' relations.

    Fight Against Daesh in Iraq at Final Stage

    The fight against Daesh in Iraq has come to the final stage, with the Iraqi military launching its final assault on the terrorists' last bastion and capturing a border crossing with Syria from Daesh. Additionally, Baghdad has managed to take the road between al-Qaim in Iraq and Albu-Kamal in Syria with the help of Iran-backed Shiite militias that have followed the October's  liberation of the city of El-Havidzh in Kirkuk province, the former headquarters of the Daesh terrorists in the country.

    READ MORE: Iraqi Forces Enter City on Syrian Border in Final Anti-Daesh Offensive

    The operation was carried out after Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announcement concerning the launch of the operation to liberate the cities of al Qaim and Rawa near the Syrian border, calling them the last bulwarks of terrorists in the country.

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