Iraqi FM, New Iranian Envoy Discuss Anti-Terrorism Cooperation
During the meeting in Baghdad on Wednesday, Jafari lauded Iran’s assistance and cooperation with Iraq in different sensitive and decisive periods of time.
“Iran’s standing beside the Iraqi nation and government in hard times has further expanded the relations between the two countries,” he added.
The two high-ranking diplomats also discussed bilateral ties, cooperation in the war on terrorism and the latest developments in the region, specially in Iraq.
Masjedi, for his part, underlined the abundant potentials existing in the two neighboring, friendly and brotherly countries in all fields, and expressed the hope that bilateral relations would further develop in all arenas, specially in economic sector.
In relevant remarks earlier today, Masjedi renewed Iran’s support for the Iraqi government and nation in their ongoing fight against the terrorist groups.
“Iran wants an advanced, powerful, secure and integrated Iraq and given this policy Iran will stand by Iraq under any condition,” the Iranian ambassador said.
“We should do our best to improve the relations between the two countries,” Masjedi added.
Brigadier General Iraj Masjedi, a senior advisor to the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force Commander Major General Qassem Soleimani, arrived in Baghdad on Tuesday as Iran’s new ambassador to Iraq.