Abdul Mahdi from Tehran: Iraq and Iran have historical ties and stand together to face challenges

Saturday 06th April 2019 - 23:14

Abdul Mahdi from Tehran: Iraq and Iran have historical ties and stand together to face challenges

 Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Saturday that Iraq and Iran have historical ties and stand together to face challenges.

"We want to make our developed relationship with Iran a role model for Iraq's relations with the countries of the region, Abdul Mahdi said during a joint news conference with Iranian President  

We are determined to stand together against any threat against our countries or any countries in the region.

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani said that the discussions with the Prime Minister focused on the mechanisms of implementation of the agreements concluded between the two countries.

They discussed the export of electricity, connect the electrical grid, gas pipelines between the two countries and discuss the agreement to build three industrial cities in Iraq.

He added that after the month of Ramadan will railway link between the city of Shalamjah and Basra.