Baghdad / NINA /-- Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari expressed Iraq's readiness to develop relations with the Philippines in various fields.
A statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today said : ' Zebari met in Manila, Sen. Loren Ricarda member of the Philippine Senate President of the Foreign Relations Committee in the Council.
Ricarda , expressed its conviction in a fully need to work to remove all obstacles that prevent development of relations between the two countries.
Zebari, who is visiting the Philippines at the invitation of his counterpart Albert del Rosario met yesterday in Manila, Philippine President Aquino Banikio and discussed with him enhancing the bilateral relations . / End