Salih: Iraq seeks to be a stabilizing factor in the region

Sunday 26th May 2019 - 13:27

Salih: Iraq seeks to be a stabilizing factor in the region

 Baghdad - INA

President of the Republic Dr. Barham Salih received Saturday Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Jawad Zarif and his accompanying delegation.

Salih stressed Iraq's keenness to strengthen relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran and its efforts to strengthen relations with the Islamic neighborhood and its Arab depth, stressing that Iraq seeks to be a point of convergence between sisterly and friendly countries and a stabilizing factor in the region in order to build balanced relations with all countries. Neighboring countries according to common interests.

For his part, Zarif expressed his country's desire to expand the horizons of bilateral cooperation and coordination between the two countries, reiterating Iran's support for Iraq at various levels.

During the meeting, according to a presidential statement received by , discussed the latest political developments at the regional and international levels, and the need to prevent the war and escalate reliance on calm and the adoption of constructive dialogue in order to consolidate the foundations of peace in the region and the importance of joint efforts to spare the region Political solutions to current crises.