Deputy FM: Iran, Iraq urge immediate end to hostilities in Syria

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Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and Iraqi Deputy Foreign Minister Javad al-Doraki on Tuesday discussed the latest developments in Syria, IRNA reported.

The two deputy foreign ministers called for an immediate end to violence and resumption of Syrian-Syrian talks.

Both officials maintained that Syrian crisis resolution is contingent upon political not a military approach.

Amir-Abdollahian said that the Islamic Republic of Iran is willing to enhance level of economic and cultural cooperation with the neighboring Iraq.

Al-Doraki said that the Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari was scheduled to pay a visit to Iran, but, it was delayed due to his visit to the United Arab Emirates.

Excellent talks have been done between the Iranian and Iraqi foreign ministers, al-Doraki said, adding that the Iraqi government id ready to help organize expert-level meetings to explore the grounds for cooperation.

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