INA – Baghdad
President Barham Salih and the Iranian Ambassador Iraj Masjedi discussed bilateral relations between the two countries.
During the meeting, both discussed ways to develop prospects for joint cooperation in all fields, in a way that serves the interest of the two peoples, as well as the latest political developments in the region.
Salih stressed “the need to reduce tensions in the region, rejecting all acts of violence and attacks that affect the security of countries and the safety of their citizens, regardless of their motives, and expressed his condemnation of the crime of assassinating the Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh," explaining “the need to prevent escalation, protection of security and stability, and strengthening regional security and peace,"
"Iraq is based on its absolute belief in rejecting acts of violence and tensions that would undermine security and stability in the region, and seeks to distance themselves from conflicts that affect its internal security and stability, and it strongly supports regional and international solidarity and cooperation in order to establish Peace and the consolidation of stability for the countries and peoples of the region," The statement quoted the President of the Republic of Iraq.
On his turn, Masjidi affirmed “his country's commitment to support the security and stability of Iraq, and to strengthen the bonds of economic and social relations between the two neighboring countries and peoples"