Minister Adil Abd al-Mahdi met in Ankara on Wednesday with Turkey's President
Recep Tayyip Erdogan.The Turkish presidency said in a statement on Tuesday that
Abd al-Mahdi's visit was upon the direct invitation of Erdogan.“Steps to be taken for the reconstruction of Iraq and
for enhanced Turkey-Iraq cooperation, especially in the trade and energy
fields, will be discussed during the visit,” the statement read.