Baghdad - INA
Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein confirmed today, Sunday, that Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhmi will visit Iran soon.
Hussein said during a press conference held with his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Javad Zarif, in Baghdad attended by the correspondent of the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that "bilateral relations and trade exchange between the two countries were discussed," noting that "Iraq wants parallel relations with neighboring countries."
Hussein revealed "a forthcoming visit by Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhmi to Iran soon," stressing "the removal of the region and Iraq from international tensions and the protection of sovereignty."
For his part, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said, "Iraqi-Iranian relations will not be shaken," stressing "respect for the sovereignty of Iraq and its positive role in the region."
He added, "We have good relations with Iraq on the energy level and they will continue," noting that "there are many agreements that will be activated with Iraq."