Sep 23, 2018, 6:42 PM
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Speaker: Iraq appreciates Iran's support for its integrity

Baghdad, Sept 23, IRNA – Iraqi parliament new Speaker Mohammed al-Halbousi said on Sunday that Iraq appreciated Iran's support for its national sovereignty and integrity.

He made the remarks in a meeting with Iran's Ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi.

Al-Halbousi expressed the hope that could be witness for more cooperation in all fields with countries of the region.

In the meeting, the two sides discussed ways to bolster bilateral ties as well as security and political situation in Iraq, especially the issue of water.

Ambassador Masjedi congratulated the election of Halbousi as new parliament speaker and wished him success in the new post.

Iran has always emphasized on importance of unity and solidarity among religions and different ethnics in Iraq and supported political trend in this country, Masjedi added.

He pointed to establishment of new parliament and its residing board in Iraq and expressed the hope that presidential and prime minister posts also to be determined in its legal timetable and country enters rebuilding era as soon as possible.

The ambassador also submitted invitation letter of Majlis (parliament) Speaker Ali Larijani to his Iraqi counterpart to pay an official visit to Iran, which was accepted by al-Halbousi.

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