Jun 19, 2021, 6:35 PM
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Iraq president congratulates Raisi on election as Iran's new president  

Baghdad, June 19, IRNA – Iraqi President Barham Salih, in a message on Saturday, congratulated Ebrahim Raisi on being elected as Iran’s new president.

In his message, the Iraqi president wished success for the Iranian president-elect.  

Salih said that Iraq expects further enhanced relations with neighboring Iran and the Iranian nation.

He also hailed Iran's support for Iraq in the fight against terrorism and extremism.

Ammar al-Hakim, Leader of Iraq’s National Wisdom Movement, also issued a message congratulating Raissi on election to the post.  

He expressed hope that this election would be the beginning of a new political era which would help solve the regional and extraregional issues.


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