Iraqi FM meets with SNCS secretary

Tehran (IP) - On Tuesday, Iraqi Foreign Minister Fouad Hussein met with Ali Shamkhani, Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNCS).

Iran PressIran news: The Iraqi Foreign Minister arrived in Tehran today to meet with Iranian officials and his Iranian counterpart.

Before meeting with Shamkhani, Fouad Hossein had met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif as well.

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Rear Admiral Shamkhani, the secretary of the Supreme National Security Council (SNSC), and the representative of Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei in the council during the meeting with Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein, pointed out the continued presence of US troops and their interference in the internal affairs of countries in the region adding continuation of these conditions will increase tensions in the region even more.

In this meeting, Shamkhani stated that the countries of the region are able to ensure their security without any foreign interference; He said that the suspicious behaviors that the United States, Britain, and the Israeli regime have recently started in the region are creating insecurity and misunderstanding between the countries of the Persian Gulf.

He said: "With full knowledge of the goals and behind the scenes of these measures, we are fully prepared to neutralize the destabilizing factors and plans in the region."

Referring to the sanction of resistance elements in Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon and the green light to terrorist groups, the SNSC secretary said: "Nations' hatred of the United States and its allies is due to the double-standard policy and mischievous behavior."

Shamkhani also stressed the need for full and speedy implementation of the Tehran-Baghdad agreements, which could be a big step in increasing the level of comprehensive cooperation and the welfare of the people of the two countries.

In the end, the Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, referring to some anti- Iran armed terrorist groups in the Kurdistan Region, said: We call on the Iraqi government to be more serious about expelling these groups from Iraqi Kurdistan.

During the meeting, Iraqi Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein stated: "Political and social stability in Iran makes the Iraqi government and people happy."

He considered any action against Iran from any point of Iraqi territory contrary to the policy of the Iraqi government and said: "We will fight strongly with any group and current that wants to threaten Iran from Iraqi territory in any way."

Expressing satisfaction with the gradual resolution of Iraq's debt to Iran, Fouad Hussein added: "Although economic and trade relations between Tehran and Baghdad are at a good level, considering the great potential for cooperation between the two countries, Baghdad is ready to improve comprehensive relations with Iran's new administration."


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