Baghdad - INA
Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi reiterated that Iraq would not be part of the sanctions regime against Iran and any other people, praising the development of relations between the two neighboring countries.
A statement issued by the Prime Minister's Office, received by the Iraqi News Agency that Abdul-Mahdi received the Governor of the Central Bank of Iran, Mr. Abdel Nasser Hamti and the accompanying delegation, adding that the relations between the two neighboring countries.The people of Iraq have suffered from the blockade and are aware of the harm done to the people, he said. Iraq will not be part of the sanctions regime against Iran and any other people.
The Iranian official conveyed the greetings of Sheikh Hassan Rowhani, President of the Islamic Republic and his first deputy, congratulating him on his assumption of the presidency of the government and his efforts to achieve stability and economic prosperity, the statement said.
The Prime Minister stressed the need to increase electricity production and stability during the coming summer and to fulfill the ministry's commitments to improve the electrical system.
Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi received on Wednesday the chief executive of the British Petroleum Group, Bob Dudley, who expressed the company's desire to work in Iraq and his admiration for plans to stabilize and develop the economy.
Iraq's representative to the United Nations Mohammad Bahr al-Ulum said the government's success in providing salaries for all employees in 2019, including Peshmerga fighters.
Kuwait's ambassador to the United Nations, Ambassador Mansour al-Otaibi, reiterated Wednesday his country's full support for Iraq.