Tehran (IP)- The Iranian and Iraqi foreign ministers discussed bilateral relations, regional issues, as well as developments on the international stage.

Iran PressIran News: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday during a meeting with Iraqi Foreign Minister Fouad Hussein in Tehran, announcing the Islamic Republic's support for the Iraqi political process and sovereignty, called the country's security important for Tehran.

Referring to the attacks on Iran’s diplomatic facilities in Iraq and the need to ensure the dignity and security of Iranian diplomats, Zarif called these attacks unacceptable and stressed the need to stop such actions.

Referring to the US terrorist act in the assassination of General Ghasem Soleimani on Iraqi soil, the Iranian Foreign Minister also called on Baghdad to take responsibility in this regard.

Emphasizing the strategic importance of Baghdad-Tehran relations, the Iraqi Foreign Minister said: "Iran-Iraq relations benefit from ancient history and common geography, and are not limited to economic and political interests."

Fouad Hussein also stressed that Iraq does not allow any threat to its neighbors from its territory.

According to the agreement reached during the meeting, an Iraqi technical delegation will visit the Islamic Republic of Iran in the next two weeks to implement bilateral agreements, including on the dredging of the Arvand River.

The Iraqi Foreign Minister, who arrived in Tehran this morning (Saturday) to consult with Iranian officials, also met with the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Hassan Rouhani.


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