Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has denounced the meddlesome remarks made by an American official on mutual ties between Iran and Iraq, saying the Islamic Republic will never ask for any country’s permission to maintain its ties with its neighbour.
The Iranian president highlighted the significant role that the parliaments of Iran and Iraq play in strengthening bilateral relations, saying the governments of both neighbors are determined to enhance ties in various fields.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the US can never drive a wedge between the two neighbouring nations of Iran and Iraq.
Visas for visiting Iraq and Iran will be issued free of charge for Iranian and Iraqi pilgrims and tourists as of early April, 2019.
Iran’s Ambassador to Syria Javad Torkabadi said President Hassan Rouhani may make an official visit to Damascus in the near future to hold talks with senior officials of the Arab country.
Iran and Syria have signed at least 18 deals as part of a larger plan to expand their trade ties amid the US unilateral sanctions on the Islamic Republic.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Iraqi counterpart Barham Salih have called for expansion of bilateral ties between the two neighbouring states in line with the interest of both nations.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says unlike Riyadh, Tehran is not seeking tension with any neighbouring country, including Saudi Arabia.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who is currently on a historic visit to Iraq, says Tehran and Baghdad can easily raise their mutual trade to 20 billion dollars a year.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has strongly condemned a recent Saudi-led airstrike on Yemeni citizens in Talan village of Kushar district in Yemen's northwestern province of Hajjah.