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Iran, Iraq FMs hold phone talks, review security cooperation

ISNA - Iranian Students' News Agency

Tue / 15 November 2022 / 13:56

Tehran (ISNA) - Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in a phone conversation with his Iraqi counterpart Fuad Hussein congratulated him on his re-appointment to the post.

Amir-Abdollahian expressed pleasure with the formation of the Iraqi cabinet of ministers headed by Prime Minister Mohammed al-Sudani and stressed on the Islamic Republic of Iran's determination to expand ties with Iraq.

The Iranian foreign minister described security as the key element in the region and in mutual ties, saying given the excellent relations between the two countries, the Islamic Republic of Iran does not expect to come under threat from the Kurdistan region and that the central Iraqi government is responsible for these acts.

Amir-Abdollahian stressed on compliance with the outcomes of the talks aimed at tightening common security.

The Iraqi foreign minister also voiced pleasure with the level of mutual ties and said Tehran-Baghdad cooperation guarantees the common security of the two sides. He said Baghdad will not allow the breach of its neighbors' security form the Iraqi soil.

The two top diplomats also reviewed the process and outcomes of the talks between Iran and Saudi Arabia, stressing on the regional and multilateral cooperation.

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