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Dr Rouhani in a phone call with his Iraqi counterpart:

Eid al-Adha manifestation of unity among Muslims all over world/ Emphasis on further development of Tehran-Baghdad ties

Referring to the friendly and historical relations between Iran and Iraq, the President stressed the need to further develop relations and cooperation between the two countries and accelerate the implementation of the agreements.

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Fri 31 - July 2020 - 19:52

Speaking with Iraqi President Barham Salih by telephone on Friday, Dr Hassan Rouhani congratulated him and the Iraqi government and people on Eid al-Adha as a manifestation of the unity of world's Muslims, and said, "Fortunately, throughout history, a deep bond between the two peoples has been established, which become more apparent on these occasions, and I hope that with the reduction of coronavirus, the people and officials of the two countries will be able to visit more".

The President described the Iraqi Prime Minister's visit to Iran as positive and an opportunity to discuss issues of mutual interest, and expressed hope that the decisions and agreements between the two countries' officials would be implemented as soon as possible and that economic relations and trade exchanges between the two countries would be implemented.

Dr Rouhani emphasised, "The Islamic Republic of Iran is determined to develop comprehensive relations with Iraq and is ready to cooperate and transfer its experiences to the country in fighting coronavirus".

At the same phone conversation, Iraqi President Barham Salih congratulated Eid al-Adha to the Iranian government and people, and said, "The manifestation of this great feast is the unity of Muslims and I hope in the current world conditions and the outbreak of coronavirus, unity and cooperation among all countries in the region develop more than before".

Appreciating Iran's support and assistance to Iraq in the fight against coronavirus, the Iraqi President described the Iraqi Prime Minister's visit to Iran as positive and stressed the need for cooperation and joint efforts to develop relations and implement agreements between the two countries.

He added, "Comprehensive development of relations and cooperation with Iran is an inviolable principle in Iraqi foreign policy".


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