An Iranian trade official announced that the Islamic Republic plans to boost its investments in the neighbouring Iraq.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and the visiting UN Special Envoy for Iraq Yan Kubish conferred on the latest political developments in Iraq.
Ali Akbar Velayati, an international advisor to Iran’s Leader, hailed Turkey’s decision to pull its troops out of a town near Mosul in north of Iraq, expressing the hope for a thaw in relations between Turkey and Syria as well.
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani criticized the US for disrupting a military operation that the Iraqi army has begun to retake the city of Mosul, saying Americans do not seek an end to the “security crisis” in the Middle East.
Iranian Foreign Ministry on Sunday strongly denounced the recent terrorist attacks in the Turkish city of Istanbul and Iraqi capital of Baghdad.
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the United States has never been after defeating Takfiri [extremist] terrorists in the Middle East, and wants to preserve some of them for its future intentions.