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Iran, Iraq discuss issues of upcoming Hajj

Tehran Iran, and Iraq conferred on the issues of the upcoming Hajj via videoconference on Monday.

Head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization, Alireza Rashidian, and the Head of the Iraqi High Commission for Hajj and Umrah Sheikh Sami al-Massoudi were among the participants.

Both sides termed holding virtual meetings as ways for making the pilgrims united, adding that they are of prime importance.

Also, they called for the necessity of preparing the required health protocols for making the pilgrimage.

Tens of thousands of Muslims gather together from all across the world each year in the holy city of Mecca to perform the Hajj pilgrimage. Undoubtedly, this is a unique opportunity to enhance unity and solidarity within the Islamic Ummah.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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