Iran strongly supports Iraq in fight against terrorism: Deputy FM

Hassan Qashqavi
Hassan Qashqavi

Tehran says it will continue to support Baghdad in its fight against terrorism.

Hassan Qashghavi, a high-ranking Iranian diplomat who is in Baghdad, in a meeting with chairman of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq underlined Iran’s strong support for Iraqi government and people in the fight against terrorism.

Deputy Foreign Minister for Consular and Parliamentary Affairs Hassan Qashghavi, in a meeting with Ammar al-Hakim, offered congratulations on recent victories of the Iraqi military and people in the fight against terrorists and expressed hope for continuation of such victories.

Ammar al-Hakim, for his part, called Iran’s role in helping Iraqi government in fight against terrorist groups valuable and appreciated Iran’s support for Iraq.

He also underlined the necessity of promoting ties between the two countries in all fields.


Emad Askarieh has worked as a journalist since 2002. The main focus of his work is foreign policy and world diplomacy. He started his career at Iran Front Page Media Group, and is currently serving as the World Editor and the Vice-President for Executive Affairs at the Iran Front Page (IFP) news website.


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