Iranian envoy discusses expansion of ties with Iraqi minister

Baghdad (IP) - The Iraqi Minister of Labour and Social Affairs and Iranian ambassador to Baghdad held talks on bilateral relations.

Iran PressMiddle East: Adel Al-Rikabi and Iraj Masjedidi discussed ways to expand mutual ties and prepare the ground to sign a memorandum of understanding on joint ventures between the Iraqi ministry and the Islamic Republic of Iran.

The Iranian embassy in Baghdad announced that the Iraqi minister underlined the importance of historical relations between Iraq and Iran in economic, political, and social arenas, adding that the ties expansion in all fields helps maintain the security region.

The Iraqi official also expressed his ministry’s readiness to sign the MoU with the Iranian side. The Iranian ambassador received copies of the previous memoranda of understanding between the two countries. Al-Rikabi further expressed hope that he would meet his Iranian counterpart soon to hold talks on the signing of the MoU and the execution of its provisions, especially regarding training and exchange of experiences among the staff of Iranian and Iraqi ministries of labor.

For his part, Masjedi expressed pleasure at the result of the meeting with the Iraqi minister, emphasizing that Iran is keen on expanding coordination and exchange of experiences.


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