Iraqi Prime Minister decreed three days of national mourning as he visited the site where a ferry overloaded with people celebrating the new year and Nowruz, sank in Tigris river near Mosul.
Iranian President said that bilateral relations of the two Muslim, brotherly and neighbouring countries are so strong that nobody is able to break or disrupt them.
Iraq's president, Barham Salih has stressed the significance of Iranian president, Hassan Rouhani's trip to his country in deepening and expanding bilateral ties.
Acting Pentagon chiefs' surprised Baghdad visit again raised ambiguities about US policy towards Iraq.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has stressed that Iran will remain a supporter of the Iraqi nation and government.
Iraqi President Barham Salih said on Thursday that strengthening Tehran-Baghdad relations is beneficial for regional security and stability.
The Iraqi President in a telephone conversation with US Secretary of State has expressed hope that withdrawal of US forces from Syria will lead to settlement of regional conflicts.
Iraqi president Barham Salih stressed in a message on twitter on the rooted relations between Iraq and Iran.
The speaker of Iranian parliament Ali Larijani met with Barham Salih Iraqi president on Saturday evening in Tehran.
Iranian President said that, Tehran, Baghdad can ramp up trade to $20 billion.