Iraqi politician figure calls for closer ties with Iran

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq Ammar al-Hakim emphasized the importance of Iran’s role in the regional developments, and called for the expansion of Tehran-Baghdad ties in all spheres.

During a meeting with Iranian Minister of Justice Mostafa Pour-Mohammadi in Baghdad on Saturday, al-Hakim described the two countries’ role in the regional developments as significant, and underlined the necessity for the promotion of bilateral relations in all areas.

Al-Hakim also said that the upcoming parliamentary elections in Iraq is an indication of the nation’s presence in decision-making, and guarantees stability and security in Iraq.

Pour-Mohammadi, for his part, touched upon the active presence of Iraq’s political parties in the upcoming parliamentary elections, and expressed the hope that the election would promote democracy in the country.

By Tasnim News Agency


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