Oct 28, 2018, 7:47 PM
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Iran voices support for Iraqi gov't

Tehran, Oct 28, IRNA - The Iranian first vice president on Sunday voiced support for the Iraqi government and people.

The government and people of Iran will always stand by the Iraqi people and government to overcome their challenges, Eshaq Jahangiri said during a phone conversation with the newly elected Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi al-Muntafiki.

He said Iran-Iraq relations are developing and expressed the hope that the obstacles on the way of promotion of two countries relations would be removed.

The Iranian first vice president congratulated Abdul-Mahdi on his election as prime minister and called for increase in consultations between the two countries' officials and exchange of delegations between them.

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