July -21- 2020
The Iraqi and Iranian delegations held in Tehran This day, Tuesday, an expanded meeting headed by His Excellency Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi and the first vice-president of the Islamic Republic of Iran Eshaq Jahangiri.
The expanded meeting discussed the files included on the agenda, which dealt with developing the strengthening collaboration in various sectors between the two countries, ways of overcoming obstacles and solving problems that might hinder the progress of joint cooperation.
His Excellency Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi expressed his thanks for this invitation from the Iranian side, confirming that Iraq is looking forward to forming the best relations between the two countries on the basis of common interests, in the service of the two neighboring peoples.
His Excellency the Premier added: There are great challenges we face, we must work together to overcome them, on top of which are the current economic and health challenges facing the two countries.
For his part, Jahangiri welcomed the visit of His Excellency the Premier Al-Kadhimi and the accompanying governmental delegation, expressing his wishes to the Iraqi government for success in its Missions, the negotiations must be constructive between the two sides, to serve the relationship between Iran and Iraq.
Jahangiri underscored that Iran's support for the stability of Iraq and the restoration of its full role in the region, expressing his hope that the steps of joint cooperation between the two countries would help overcome the difficulties and immediate challenges, represented by the Corona virus pandemic, and the economic crisis resulting from Oil Prices decline.
Media office of the Prime Minister
July 21 2020.