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Iran welcomes establishment of Iraqi government

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, April 23, IRNA
Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said on Sunday that the Islamic Republic of Iran welcomes the establishment of permanent Iraqi government and new series of appointments for government posts by the new Iraqi parliament.

"We congratulate them on the great and constructive event which took place in Iraq and extend best wishes for the Iraqi people," he said.

The minister said that Iraq has currently achieved momentous goal with the establishment of permanent government and the Islamic Republic of Iran believes that all Iraqi political parties would exercise vigilance to foster solidarity and fall in the direction of progress and political process step by step in line with the aspirations of the Iraqi nation and government as well as Iraqi religious leaders.

He said that the Islamic Republic of Iran stands by the Iraqi people and government and appealed to the international community and Islamic nations to actively support the Iraqi government in paving the way for the withdrawal of the occupying forces from the country.


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