Holy Najaf, Dec 23, IRNA – Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani arrived in holy Najaf shortly after Midnight, Tuesday morning and was received by Iraqi officials and Iranian diplomats.
During his three-day visit of Iraq Larijani will also have pilgrimages of the Holy Shrine of Imam Hussain (P) and His Holiness Abolfazl Al Abbas (P) in Karbala.
Political objectives of Larijani in his visit of Iraq include surveying the regional developments, strengthening the resistance front, supporting the resistance axis in the region, and surveying the process of the Iraqi government’s encounter with the terrorist groups, especially the ISIS, in the course of meetings with high ranking Iraqi officials on Wednesday.
Earlier in Syria and Lebanon, Larijani had in meetings with those countries’ leaders exchanged viewpoints with them on the latest regional developments.
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