Abadi postponed his visit to Saudi Arabia and the reason?
]June 15, 2017

According to diplomatic sources in Riyadh on Thursday that the postponement of the visit of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, to Saudi Arabia, which was scheduled on Wednesday, came at the Iraqi request.

The sources said the German Press Agency (dpa), said that "the visit will be soon in Mecca, where he arrived King Salman bin Abdul Aziz, yesterday evening, coming from Jeddah to spend the last ten days of the holy month of Ramadan."

She explained that "Abadi's visit to Saudi Arabia, which will be his first since taking office the end of 2014 will come within a tour in a number of countries in the region."

The sources merely said that "the delay is due to an internal Iraqi reasons», without revealing any other details.

But observers have linked the postponement of the visit statements Abadi, on the first Tuesday, during which he stressed that his country against any blockade of any Gulf state, even if they do not agree with it, a statement that was not satisfied with the leaders of Saudi Arabia, without a doubt.

As quoted by the new «Arab newspaper», about Iraqi minister, who was not identified, he said that "the timing chosen by Saudi Arabia to visit Abadi, it is very bad."

The minister pointed out: "Baghdad is well aware that the timing of the current visit and the insistence of Riyadh, it would suggest that Iraq has taken a biased stance to Saudi Arabia against Qatar, which is what you want to Riyadh deliver it, but it is not true at all; problems of Iraq with Saudi Arabia, much greater than that ends meeting was chosen in a bad time ".