During the Sunday meeting, the two sides discussed the latest developments in Iraq, the importance of promoting stability and security in this country, and the need to continue to confront the remnants of ISIS elements.

Zarif and Kubiš also conferred on the upcoming parliamentary elections in Iraq and the need for the participation of all political groups and parties in the elections.

Parliamentary elections are scheduled to be held in Iraq on 12 May 2018. The elections decide the 328 members of the Council of Representatives who will in turn elect the Iraqi President and Prime Minister.