Iranian Embassy appeals to Iraqi government to pardon Iranian prisoners
Iranian Ambassador to Iraq Hassan Danaifar said the embassy appealed to the Iraqi leadership to pardon Iranian prisoners kept in the country's prisoners, the Mehr news agency reported.
He said a list covering over 200 Iranian prisoners has already been sent to the Iraqi officials.
Danaifar said the Iraqi president agreed to pardon the prisoners.
"We hope they will soon be pardoned and return to Iran," he added.