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The secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council said Iraqi security and intelligence forces did an excellent job in ensuring the security of Arba'een.
Marzieh Afkham described this year's ceremony as manifestation of spirituality and unity inspired by the epic uprising Imam Hussein led against tyrannical rulers of his time.
Iraq’s Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari described Iran as a powerful country in the region and across the world which has a special position in Iraq’s foreign policy.
“The Islamic Republic of Iran realized the danger of violence and extremism in Iraq since the very first day and stood by the Iraqi nation,” said the Iranian foreign minister.
Former Iranian president Hashemi Rafsanjani tells a UN envoy in order to take on terrorism a comprehensive plan which heeds the needs of all political and social strata is needed.
In a meeting with Iran’s ambassador to Baghdad, the Iraqi president pleaded with Tehran to forge ahead with its support for Iraq in the battle against terrorism.
Tehran says it will continue to support Baghdad in its fight against terrorism.
The Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces says Iran is ready to send weapons and [military] equipment to Iraq through legal channels in case Baghdad asks for that.
Iraq’s stability and security is closely intertwined with those of Iran, reiterated Eshagh Jahangiri.
There is ample potential for the further growth of Tehran-Baghdad relations, said the Iranian top MP.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Iran has no trust in the sincerity of governments claiming to be fighting the ISIL Takfiri militants.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says those governments that have formed a coalition to fight terrorism should first cut off the financial lifeline of terrorist groups.
Iran urges swift international action to end the plight of people besieged by ISIL militants in an Iraqi town.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif renewed Tehran's support for national unity, security and territorial integrity in Iraq.
Iran’s foreign minister on Sunday expressed the country’s enthusiasm for stronger ties with its western neighbor during new Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s tenure.
Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari announced on Sunday that Tehran and Baghdad have been cooperating in the campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorist group.
Iran has praised Iraq’s outgoing Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki for his efforts to restore unity to war-stricken Iraq.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says Muslim people in Gaza will achieve victory against the Israeli regime, adding Tehran will always stand by all oppressed nations, including Palestinians, Iraqis and Syrians.