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Shamkhani: Iran, Iraq design new mechanisms for payment of debts to Tehran
The secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council says Iran and Iraq have come up with a new mechanism for Baghdad to pay its debts to Tehran.
Iran security chief: Powerful Iraq contributes to regional stability
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani says strategic cooperation between Tehran and Baghdad will guarantee security and progress of the region.
Iran’s security chief to sign border security agreement with Iraq
An informed source says Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani is visiting Iraq to sign a border security memorandum of association.
Iran’s security chief due in Iraq for talks after visits to China, UAE
The secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) is set to visit Iraq for talks on ways to remove the obstacles to economic cooperation between the two neighbors.
Iran’s ambassador meets with Iraqi PM, President
Iran’s ambassador to Iraq Mohammad Kazem Al-Sadegh has held talks with top Iraqi officials including President Abduol Latif Rashid and Prime Minister Mohammed Shia' Al Sudani in Baghdad.
Shamkhani thanks Iraq for mediation between Iran and Saudi Arabia
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani has thanked Iraq for mediating between Tehran and Riyadh in order to help normalize ties between the two countries.
Official: US allowed Iraq to release frozen Iranian assets worth hundreds of millions
An Iranian official says the US has allowed Iraq to released Iranian assets worth $500 million, as the two neighbors make efforts to boost economic and energy cooperation despite American sanctions.
Iran president, Iraq PM underscore strengthening bilateral ties in various fields
Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi and Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani have called for the enhancement of cooperation between the two countries in various fields.
Iranian president: Iraq must not be turned into a place for plotting against neighbors
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has told Iraq’s defense minister that the Arab country must not be turned into a place for plotting against neighbors.
Iran defense minister says Tehran favors stability in Iraq
Iran’s defense minister has reaffirmed Tehran’s support for the territorial integrity of Iraq, saying the Arab neighbor’s affairs have strategic importance for the Islamic Republic.
Iranian FM says Kurdistan-based separatist groups threaten Iran, Iraq security
The Iranian foreign minister has warned against the presence of anti-Iran separatist groups in the Iraqi Kurdistan region.
Official denies halt in Iran-Iraq trade ties
The chairman of the Iran-Iraq joint chamber of commerce rejected any halt or disruption in Iran-Iraq trade ties, calling it psychological warfare.
Iran says Iraq’s using fake name for Persian Gulf not to change realities
Iran once again protested Iraqi authorities' use of a fake name for the Persian Gulf. Foreign Ministry Spokesperson has said misnaming the body of water contradicts the principle of good neighborliness and the friendly nature of bilateral ties.
Expert: Anti-Iran comments by China, Iraq and S Korea show they ignore Iran’s interests
An Iranian political expert has said the stance of the leaders of China, South Korea and Iraq on Iran show that they think it’s the right time to attack the Islamic Republic’s interests or at least ignore its interests.
Iran says Iraq using false name for Persian Gulf does not change historical facts
The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman says the ministry has sent a letter of protest to Iraq over the use of a fabricated name for the Persian Gulf.
Iraqi PM says Baghdad-Tehran ties historical
Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed S. Al-Sudani has described the relations between Iran and Iraq as historical and based on cultural, religious and social commonalities.
Iran Foreign Ministry summons Iraqi envoy over use of fake name for Persian Gulf
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has summoned Baghdad’s Ambassador to Tehran to lodge a strong protest over the use of a fake name for the Persian Gulf in the title of an Arab soccer event hosted by the Iraqi city of Basra.
Iranian FM to attend Baghdad II conference in Jordan
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian plans to visit Jordan to attend the second edition of the Baghdad Conference for Cooperation and Partnership.
Iran-Iraq cooperation to boost regional security: Speaker
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.
Sudani: Iraq will never forget Iran’s support for its anti-terror fight
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.
Ayatollah Khamenei urges Iraqis to stand up against “enemies of Iraq’s progress”
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 PM in Tehran for high-level talks with Iranian officials
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.
Iran warns against security threats posed by Iraqi-based Kurdish groups
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 congratulates Iraqi premier on election
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.
Iran FM urges Iraq security chief to deal with terror groups in Kurdistan region
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.