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Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf said that cooperation between Tehran and Baghdad, in addition to the booming economy, will lead to improvement of regional security.
New Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani says his country will never forget Iran’s support in its fights against terrorism, and that Baghdad will not allow any party to pose a security threat to its eastern neighbor from Iraqi soil.
Iran's leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has urged Iraqis to stand up to the enemies of their country's progress by relying on people and the youth. Ayatollah Khamenei was speaking at a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia' Al Sudani in Tehran on Tuesday.
New Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani is visiting Tehran for talks with high-ranking Iranian officials on the expansion of bilateral and regional cooperation between the two neighbors.
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian, has told his Iraqi counterpart that Tehran does not expect to be threatened by terror groups based in the Kurdish region in northern Iraq.
Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi has congratulated Mohammed Shia' Sabbar al-Sudani for his election as Iraq’s prime minister. Raisi expressed Iran's readiness to expand Tehran-Baghdad ties in all areas.
The Iranian foreign minister has called on neighboring Iraq to deal with the terror groups in the Iraqi Kurdistan region, saying the region should not turn into a haven for them to act against Iran’s security.
Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi congratulated the government and the people of Iraq on the election of Abdul Latif Rashid as the president of the Arab country.
The Iranian foreign minister says Tehran will not tolerate the continued aggression and acts of terror by the terror cells based in Iraq’s Kurdistan region.
Iran’s interior minister says the Khosravi crossing on the border with Iraq will not accept any Arbaeen pilgrims until further notice.
Iranian Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi has held meetings with Iraqi officials in Baghdad to explore ways of facilitating the Arbaeen ceremonies in which millions of people participate including many from Iran.
Iran’s interior minister is on an official visit to Iraq, which is hosting the massive Arba’een walk and pilgrimage joined by millions of Shia Muslims from Iran and elsewhere in the world.
The governor of Iran’s western Ilam Province says necessary arrangements have been made to enable the pilgrims holding emergency passports to cross the border into Iraq, and there is currently no issue facing their journey.
The Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ has in a statement, expressed pleasure that Iraq has weathered a ‘great sedition’ in the country following the recent deadly clashes in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.
Iran has resumed its flights to the Iraqi city of Najaf hours after officials announced the reopening of land borders to the country, as calm returns to the Iraqi capital following a wave of deadly violence there.
Iran reopens its land borders to Iraq, allowing Karbala-bound pilgrims to enter the Western neighbor as calm begins to return to the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, following two days of deadly protests.
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian, and his Iraqi counterpart exchanged views on border security, as well as necessary measures to counter hostile, separatist and terrorist groups in Iraq and the Kurdistan region.
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has underlined the need for Iraqi political factions to maintain their unity and make a deal to end the current political impasse through dialog.
An Iranian official says over 6,000 pilgrims are currently entering Iraq from Iran’s western Mehran border crossing on a daily basis, as the neighboring country is preparing to host a large Shia mourning ceremony in a few weeks.
The chairman of the Iran-Iraq Chamber of Commerce says the value of trade between Tehran and Baghdad will reach the 9-billion-dollar mark in seven months, despite the tough US economic sanctions in place against Iran.