Jun 8, 2021, 10:07 PM
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Minister: Importing Iranian agricultural products, a priority for Iraq

Mashad, June 8, IRNA – Iraqi Agriculture Minister Muhammad Karim al-Khafaji said here on Tuesday that commercial transactions with Iran is very important for Iraq.

Al-Khafaji made the remark in a meeting with his Iranian counterpart as well as the Governor General of Khorasan Razavi province.

He said that importing Iranian agricultural products is a priority for Iraq, compared with importing them from any other country.

The Iraqi official added that the Islamic Republic of Iran is the only country that has in every field stood by the side of the Iraqi people, and Iraq is therefore indebted to both the Iranian people and government.

Iraq is also also grateful to the Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran who has always paid special attention to the Iraqi people, added al-Khafaji.

The Iraqi agriculture minister further reiterated that Iraq and Iran can in various fields strengthen their cooperation.

He said that in agricultural field Iran has progressed noticeably and cooperation in this field is one of the cases in which Iraq welcomes the Iranians’ investments.

He also expressed hope that at the end of his visit of Iran the two countries will sign an agreement, which will be both important and beneficial for both countries, adding that Iraq also favors broader cooperation with Iran in various fields.

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