Raisi: Iraq plays a key role in achieving peace and stability in the region

politics
  • 29-11-2022, 12:55
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    Tehran-INA
     
    The Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi welcomed on Tuesday, the visit of Prime Minister Mohammad Shia al-Sudani and his accompanying delegation, stressing that Iraq's relationship with the Islamic Republic is strong, deeply rooted and historical.
     
    "Iraq's status is essential for ensuring peace and stability in the region, and stability is the responsibility of the governments of the countries of the region," said Raisi in a mutual press conference with Iraqi PM Mohammad Shia al-Sudani, received by The Iraqi News Agency (INA), affirming “The presence of foreign forces in the region increases security risks."
     
    He pointed out that "Al-Sudani's visit to Tehran is a turning point in bilateral relations as it will help solve outstanding issues between the two countries," noting that "the dialogues that will take place during this visit will strengthen relations between the two countries."
     
    Raisi lauded "Iraq's role in hosting Iranian pilgrims during the Arbaeen pilgrimage."