Raisi urged him for “closer relations” between Iran and Iraq
Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi announced yesterday that he had agreed with Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi to “striving for stability in the Middle East.”
Al-Kazemi arrived in Tehran yesterday at the head of a high-level delegation that includes political and economic officials to discuss regional and bilateral issues, after a lightning visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Al-Kazemi said in a joint press conference with Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi that they agreed to “calm down the region” and work together to bring stability and calm to it, as reported by “Reuters”.
And the Iraqi News Agency quoted Al-Kazemi as saying that, “During the meeting, it was emphasized that the truce was supported in Yemen, and efforts to establish peace in it, as well as the assertion that a peaceful solution to the crisis stems from the internal will of the Yemenis.”
And the website of the “Iranian Presidency” quoted Al-Kazemi as saying, “We have agreed to make joint efforts to confront the challenges in food security caused by the Ukrainian war.” For his part, Raisi said that “dialogue with officials in the region can solve problems.” He added, “We stressed that the presence or interference of foreigners in the region not only solves a problem, but creates problems, and for this we stressed the need for regional officials to negotiate to solve the problems.” and issues together.
Iranian President Al-Kazemi urged closer relations between Tehran and Baghdad, considering that these relations “can play an influential role in the region and international issues.”