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Iraq Speaker: Baghdad opposed to Iran sanctions

Baghdad, Iraqi parliament speaker Muhammad al-Halbusi said on Saturday that Iraqi officials have always been emphasizing that Baghdad opposes the US sanctions against Iran and any policy of sanctioning nations.

Al-Halbusi, who met Iranian Ambassador to Iraq IrajMasjedi at Iran's Embassy in Baghdad to congratulate Iran's leader, government and nation on the 40th victory anniversary of Iran's Islamic Revolution, lauded Iran's 'unforgettable' role in helping Iraq fight terrorism.

Iraq hopes that Iran will continue supporting Iraq in the reconstruction era, he added.

The Iraqi parliament speaker called for improvement of relations between Iran and Iraq in all fields.

In the meantime, Masjedi for his part said that Iran is ready to help Iraq in the reconstruction era.

Masjedi thanked Iraq for its stance on opposing sanctions against Iran.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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