Iran Ready to Enhance Ties with Iraq in All Fields: FM

Iran Ready to Enhance Ties with Iraq in All Fields: FM

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian met with Iraqi President Barhim Saleh on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly’s annual conference, during which the two sides exchanged views on various issues of mutual interest.

In the meeting, Amirabdollahian highlighted Tehran-Baghdad strategic relations, and added Iran is prepared to expand its relations with Iraq on all fronts.

He touched upon the different dimensions of bilateral ties, and highlighted the need to tap into all potentialities of the two countries.

He also conveyed to the Iraqi president greetings from his Iranian counterpart Ebrahim Raisi.

The Iraqi president, for his part, sent greeting messages to senior Iranian officials, and appreciated Iran’s assistance over that past years.

He said Baghdad is determined to forge closer ties with Iran in all areas.

The two sides discussed the latest situation in Afghanistan, Syria, Bahrain and Yemen.


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