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Safeguarding Iran mission in Baghdad important for Iraq

Baghdad, Protecting Iran embassy in Baghdad is of importance for Iraq, Head of Baghdad Provincial Council Security Committee Mohammad Jassem said.

'We feel responsible for safeguarding Iran diplomatic mission since we cannot forget Iran's aid to Iraq in fighting Daesh terrorists,' Jassem said Sunday evening in a ceremony held to commemorate the 39th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution.

'Iran's role in defeating Daesh is undeniable,' he said, appreciating Iran's principled position toward Iraq.

Iran ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi, for his part, praised Iraqi forces efforts in protecting Iran mission.

Economy, culture, policy and peace would be meaningless in the absence of security, he said.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency

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