Friday, December 8, 2023

Iran-Iraq Relations

Top Iranian Cmdr. in Iraq, meets counterpart, defense, interior ministers

In a meeting between Major General Mohammad Bagheri, the Chief of Staff of Iran's Armed Forces, and his Iraqi opposite number, discussions centered on fostering mutual benefits from the shared borders of the two countries.

Iran’s top general visiting Iraq for talks 

The chairman of General Staff of Iran’s Armed Forces is visiting the Iraqi capital Baghdad for talks with the country’s officials. Upon his arrival in Baghdad on Saturday, General Mohamad Bagheri was welcomed by Iraqi General Hamid Mohammad Gamar, deputy Iraqi army general staff.

Iran’s FM due in Iraq on Thursday

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian is slated to travel to Baghdad for talks with the senior Iraqi officials.

Iran says wants full disarmament of Iraq-based secessionist groups

Iran’s top military commander has expressed dismay over Iraq’s failure to take adequate action with regards to secessionist in the Kurdistan region, saying the Iraqi side's measures have not been enough.

Baghdad won’t allow ‘robust’ relations with Tehran to be damaged: Iraq president

Iraq’s President Abdul-Latif Rashid has stated his country regards its relationship with Iran as “very important”, stressing that Baghdad will not allow any harm to its “robust relations” with Tehran.

Iran says security pact with Iraq should be fully implemented

Iran says a security agreement with Iraq to tackle the anti-Iran terror groups in northern Iraq, should be implemented to the letter.

Visitors refresh memories of Iranian bravery in Iraq war at Khorramshahr museum

The Khorramshahr War Museum is the first and most visited museum of the Sacred Defense in Iran, which displays the poignant yet inspiring days of the eight-year imposed Iran-Iraq war.

Iranian daily: Don’t try to conceal Russia’s role in Iraq war

The Iranian narrative of the war with Iraq seeks to highlight the role of the US, Germany and Britain in supporting the now-defunct Baathist regime of Saddam Hussein during its war with Iran, but tends to overlook the former Soviet Union’s mega-scale aid to the former Iraqi dictator, an Iranian daily wrote.

Iraq says has implemented all clauses of security agreement with Iran

Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein confirmed that Baghdad has implemented all clauses of a security deal with Tehran that entails the complete disarmament and re-location of anti-Iran terrorist groups operating in the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region in northern Iraq.

Iraq says Kurdish armed groups handed over heavy weapons, will be relocated to camps

Iraq's Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein has stated that Kurdish armed groups along the border with Iran have handed over their heavy weaponry as the deadline for their disarmament and relocation approaches based on a security pact between Tehran and Baghdad.

Iran Def. Min. issues ultimatum to Iraq over failure to uphold security deal

General Mohammadreza Ashtiani, the Iranian Minister of Defense, emphasized the Iran-Iraq agreement aimed at disarming and expelling terrorists from the Kurdistan Region.

Iraq says in full control over border points with Iran

The spokesman for Iraq’s Joint Operations Command has confirmed that government forces have assumed full control over all border points with neighboring Iran, stressing Baghdad is fully committed to implementing the security pact with Tehran.

Anti-Iran groups in northern Iraq accept call for disarmament, relocation: Report

An informed source has confirmed that secessionist anti-Tehran groups in northern Iraq have agreed to lay down their arms and leave the areas along the common border between Iran and the Iraqi Kurdistan Region.

Iran says not to tolerate presence of terrorists on border with Iraq

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has stressed that Tehran cannot tolerate the presence of terrorist groups on the Iranian common border with Iraq.

Removal of terrorist bases in Iraq’s Kurdistan underway: Report

The process of elimination of bases that accommodate the anti-Iran terrorist groups in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region has kicked off as the deadline of September 19 set by Tehran approaches, an informed source told Tasnim news agency on Wednesday.

Iran, Iraq pursing security roadmap to confine terrorists to camps

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian says terrorists should not be given the chance ‘even for an hour’ to wreak havoc on Iran, Iraq and the region.

Iran “deploying military hardware to Iraq borders” as deadline to disarm terrorists in Kurdistan nears

Footage and reports received from citizens suggest Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) is deploying military hardware to borders in the northwest of the country as a September 19 deadline for the disarmament of separatist terror groups in Iraq’s Kurdistan region approaches.

Iraqi FM says to visit Iran to discuss security pact

Iraq’s Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein says that he will exchange views with the Iranian authorities on the implementation of a major security agreement between Tehran and Baghdad during an imminent visit to Tehran.

Iran president: Any provocation threat to regional security, stability

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has stated that any act of provocation by terror and separatist groups undermines regional security and stability and will not be tolerated.

IRGC official: Iraq’s deadline to disarm terror groups in Kurdistan to end on Sep 19

An Iranian military official says a deadline Iran has set for Iraq to disarm terror groups in the Kurdistan region in northern Iraq will end on September 19.

Iraq vows commitment to implementation of security deal with Iran

Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shiaa Al-Sudani has affirmed Baghdad's unwavering dedication to fully executing the country’s security agreement with Tehran.

Iran military commander thanks Iraqi armed forces, Hashd al-Sha’abi for Arbaeen security

Chairman of the Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Bagheri has expressed his gratitude to the head of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Unit (PMU), known as Hashd al-Sha’abi, and the Chief of the Joint Staff of the Iraqi Armed Forces for providing security for the Arbaeen march.

Iran: 4mn pilgrims depart for Iraq’s Karbala for Arbaeen rituals

Iran’s Interior Minister said nearly 4 million pilgrims have left Iran to visit Karbala in neighboring Iraq, with over 2.3 million having already returned.

Iran, Iraq launch construction of joint Shalamcheh-Basra railway project

Iran’s First Vice President Mohammad Mokhber and Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia’ al-Sudani have laid the foundation stone for the cross-border railway line connecting the two neighboring countries.

Iranian Pilgrims on Arbaeen march in Iraq

Pilgrims taking part in the Arbaeen march are now in Iraq heading toward holy shrines in the cities of Najaf, Kadhimiya and Karbala. Arbaeen marks 40 days after the martyrdom of Imam Hossein, the third Shia Imam, and his companions.

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