Mar 12, 2019 20:47 Asia/Tehran
  • Another trace of Saddam war removed: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister tweeted that another trace of Saddam's war has been removed after Iranian governments' travel to Iraq by the official invitation of the Iraqi government.

 Iran Press/Iran news: "Last night, PM hosted dinner with unprecedented guest list—a who's who of Iraqi politics: All Iraqis are our friends; Today leaders issued historic joint declaration: -Commitment to implement 1975 Treaty -Expeditious dredging of border river: Removed another vestige of Saddam's war," Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif  tweeted on Tuesday.

Iran's president arrived in Baghdad earlier on Monday.

President Rouhani's visit to Iraq is taking place at an official invitation by his Iraqi counterpart Barham Salih.

During his three-day stay in Iraq, President Rouhani is also to confer with the senior Iraqi cleric, Grand Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Sistani.

Exploring avenues for promoting bilateral relations in the political, economic and cultural fields are among the main objectives of the Iranian president's official visit to Iraq.

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif travelled to Iraq on Saturday to do the necessary arrangements for President Rouhani's official visit to the neighboring state.104/211/209

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