Rouhani officially welcomed by Iraqi President – President Hassan Rouhani was officially welcomed by President Barham Salih of Iraq on Monday at Baghdad’s as-Salam Palace.

In the official welcoming ceremony, after the national anthems of the two countries were played, Dr Rouhani and President Barham Salih reviewed the honour guards, and then introduced their high-ranking delegations to each other.

The presidents of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Iraq are scheduled to have a meeting and discuss ways of developing Tehran-Baghdad relations.