Jan 8, 2014, 10:04 AM
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Larijani: Iran supports Iraq’s security, national unity

Tehran, Jan 8, IRNA – Speaker of the Iranian parliament (Majlis) Ali Larijani stressed on Wednesday that Iran is pursuing the policy of supporting Iraq’s security and natinal solidarity.

Larijani made the remarks in a meeting with the visiting member of the Iraqi Parliament Adil Abdul-Mahdi.

The Iraqi parliamentarian is here to discuss issues of mutual interests with Iranian officials.

“The present situation in the region requires further solidarity of various political and national groups in Iraq,” Larijani said, voicing Tehran’s support for any move to strengthen unity in that country.

He reiterated that Tehran has no restrictions for promoting bilateral relations with Baghdad.

He stressed that parliamentary cooperation between the two capitals would seriously help promote bilateral relations and remove any obstacle to that end.

Meanwhile, the Iraqi MP briefed Larijani on latest developments in his country.

Abdul-Mahdi underlined the need for further expansion of all-out cooperation between Tehran and Baghdad, noting that boosting relations between the two parliaments would help the trend.