Barham Salih discusses with the Iranian Foreign Minister strengthening joint economic and trade cooperation
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[ltr]The President of the Republic, Barham Salih, discussed with Iranian Foreign[/ltr]
[ltr] Minister Amir Abdollahian ways of strengthening joint relations and consolidating economic cooperation between the two countries, in conjunction with the two parties' presence in New York to participate in the work of the United Nations General Assembly.[/ltr]
The President of the Republic received the Iranian Foreign Minister, today, Thursday, at his residence in New York, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, according to a statement issued by President Saleh’s media office.
During their meeting, the two sides discussed the close bilateral relations between the two countries, ways of enhancing them in various fields, consolidating economic and commercial cooperation between the two countries, and activating the understandings concluded between the two sides in this regard.
Saleh said that "Iraqi-Iranian relations are important to the two countries and the whole region," referring to "Iraq's efforts to achieve stability in the region and ensure its peace, and its keenness to be an arena for the convergence of the interests of its peoples for joint action and coordination in facing the challenges of terrorism, health conditions and the threat of climate change." .
Salih stressed that Iraq's stability, security and guaranteeing its sovereignty are indispensable elements for the stability of the region.
For his part, the Iranian minister affirmed his country's support for the security and stability of Iraq, and his country's aspiration to strengthen bilateral relations, economic and trade cooperation between the two parties, praising the diplomatic efforts led by Iraq to ease regional tensions.
The Iraqi President arrived in New York last Monday evening to participate in the work of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly.
During his participation in the international forum, Saleh delivered the speech of the Republic of Iraq, and met with a number of world leaders, including US President Joe Biden and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.