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Masoum: Iraq will never forget Iran’s assistance in anti Daesh fight

Baghdad, Iraqi President Fouad Masoum said on Thursday that his country will never forget valuable helps of Iran to Iraq in the fight against terrorism, Daesh in particular.

Talking to reporters after a meeting with Iran's Ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi, he added, We will never forget the Iranian assistance and will also back Iran's supportive stances regarding our country.

Describing Iran-Iraq ties as historic and having deep cultural roots, he said that currently, bilateral ties are at excellent level.

Masoum congratulated the Iranian nation on Nowruz Festival, saying that Nowruz is also considered an important festival in Iraq and many other countries.

During the meeting the two sides discussed avenues for promoting bilateral relations.

Masjedi underlined Iran's determination to boost cooperation in various fields such as economy and trade and active participation in Iraq's reconstruction.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency

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