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Iraq frees 7 Yemeni captives, Yemeni diplomat says
[18/November/2012]

SANA'A, Nov. 18 (Saba) - Iraq has decided to release seven Yemeni captives out of 25 are in Iraqi prisons, Yemeni ambassador to Iraq Zaid al-Warith said Sunday.

Al-Warith made the statement in a meeting gathered Prime Minister Mohammed Salem Basindwa with Agriculture and Irrigation Minister Fared Mujawar and Iraqi Agriculture Minister Izzidin al-Dawla chairmen of the 15th round of the joint Yemeni-Iraqi ministerial committee kicked off its meetings in Sana'a on Saturday.

The Prime Minister valued highly the Iraqi decision, hoping the other Yemeni prisoners in Iraq to be sent home to serve their sentences in the Yemeni jails.

Moreover, the two ministers briefed the Premier on the progress of the meetings of the joint Yemeni-Iraqi ministerial committee, saying that the two sides would sign an agreement covers all cooperation areas by the end of the committee's meetings.

They said that the resumption of the committee's meeting after years of suspension is an important move to activate and enhance the bilateral cooperation between Yemen and Iraq.

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