INA - Baghdad
Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhemi stressed that Iraq is keen to establish the best relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Al-Kadhemi received the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Iraj Masjedi, at his office in the government palace, according to a statement by the media office of the Prime Minister received by Iraqi News Agency (INA).
PM Al-Kadhimi affirmed during the meeting that Iraq is keen to establish the best relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran and all the neighboring countries in a manner that serves the interests of the two neighboring countries and security and stability in the region.
The statement indicated that "the Prime Minister also affirmed" that Iraq will not be a passage or an arena for terrorism, or a springboard for attacking any country or arena to settle scores,”
For his part, Masjedi congratulated Al-Kadhemi on the occasion of his government's confidence grant by the House of Representatives, expressing his country's aspiration to develop bilateral relations and enhance cooperation between the two countries in all fields.