Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Iraqi-Gulf relations in conference in Basra
April 13, 2010 - 07:44:56 BASRA / Aswat al-Iraq: The First Scientific Conference on Iraqi-Gulf Relations has begun in Basra province, southern Iraq. “The 2-day conference is organized by Basra University,” a media source from the university told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He noted that researchers from Britain and Persian Gulf states are participating in the conference during which 46 papers will be presented. “The conference aims at activating mutual mechanisms that contribute to better Iraqi-Gulf relations,” the source explained. The oil-rich city of Basra lies 590 km south of Baghdad.