Jan 12, 2019, 8:10 PM
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Iran, Iraq MPs stress boosting bilateral ties

Tehran, Jan 12, IRNA – Senior Iranian and Iraqi lawmakers in a meeting on Saturday underlined development of two countries' relations.

Tehran and Baghdad will develop their close and strategic relations, Hossein Amirabdollahian, Iran parliament (Majlis) speaker's advisor for international affairs said.

He made the remarks in a meeting with Mohammed Salem Al-Ghabban, member of Iraq's parliament foreign policy commission.

The Iranian official called for improvement of cooperation between the two countries' parliaments.

He also lauded Iraqi people and leaders' role in fighting terrorism and defending the country's sovereignty.

The US interventionist policy is against the region's stability and security, Amirabdollahian added.

In the meantime, the Iraqi lawmaker thanked Iran's support for Iraq and called for improvement of all-out ties with Iran.

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