Iraqi speaker insists on boosting bilateral ties with Iran

Business Materials 27 May 2019 12:19 (UTC +04:00)

Tehran, Iran, May 27


Iraq's parliamentary speaker Muhammad al-Halbusi has insisted on promoting and expanding bilateral ties with Iran at a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister.

The Iraqi official has warned over current tension in the region and stressed on necessity to have peaceful dialogue to create trust in all sides, Trend reports citing IRNA.

Referring to Iraq unbiased policy in regional crisis and recent U.S.-Iran tensions, he said that Iraq would play its role to reduce the tension between two sides.

"Iraq asks for security and health of all its neighbors and avoiding tension in region," he added.

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has also welcomed the role of Iraq in denaturalizing the tensions, saying that Tehran has no limit in solving problem with regional countries.

Zarif stated that Tehran has no interest in military tension and uses all the efforts to reduce tension and welcomes constructive negotiations based on international framework.

Iranian official arrived in Baghdad Saturday afternoon where he held talks with Iraqi Prime Minister and President on expanding bilateral ties and reviewing regional events.