Jan 29, 2018, 1:53 PM
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Political development in Iraq positive: UN Envoy in Baghdad

Tehran, Jan 29, IRNA – A United Nations official in Baghdad said he is optimistic about political developments in Iraq, adding that the UN tries to help the Iraqi people and government.

We hope that, with the timely election and with maximum turnout, the Iraqis enjoy the benefits of the Daesh defeat, said the UN Envoy in Baghdad Yan Kubish, in a meeting with Majlis (Iranian parliament) speaker's advisor for international affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian on Sunday.

Kubish said that resolving the disagreements between Erbil and Baghdad helps Iraq hold the elections more successfully.

The UN official also appreciated Iran's role in fighting terrorism in Iraq.

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