Iran reaffirms support for Iraqi national sovereignty

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Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham on Saturday renewed Iranˈs all-out support for Iraqi national sovereignty and territorial integrity, IRNA reported.

Referring to the peaceful transition of power in Iraq, Afkham described recent developments in Iraq as a unique opportunity for the Iraqi nation.

She said the democratic measures taken by Iraqi officials in recent days indicate the progress of democracy in the country and the moving towards improvement of the current situation.

The spokeswoman hailed the role of religious leaders and all the political parties in recent developments in Iraq.

She urged all political parties in the country to make contributions to Iraqˈs democratic process and to help the formation of the new government in Baghdad.

She also called on the Iraqi government and nation to strongly fight against terrorism and restore security.

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