Tehran (IP) - Foreign Minister received the Iraqi Parliament Speaker here in Tehran on Wednesday evening.

Iran PressIran News: Mohamed al-Halbousi arrived in Tehran earlier in the day.

Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and his Iraqi counterpart discussed the reopening of the ground routs to Iraq during Arbaeen occasion days, the latest regional and international developments of bilateral interest.

During the meeting, Amir-Abdollahian said that anti-Iran separatists and anti-revolution agents should not find a safe haven in Iraq to threaten the Islamic Republic.

The Foreign Minister said that Iran supports stability in Iraq, adding that the Islamic Republic considers its security as Iraq’s security and vice versa.

The top Iranian diplomat also expressed his country’s support for the political process in Iraq and said that a strong Iraq guarantees peace and stability in the region.

He said that the parliaments of the two countries play an important role in developing bilateral ties.

The two discussed regional issues as well.

Amir-Abdollahian said that the Zionist regime threatens security in the region.

He also said that marking International Quds Day is a step to counter the regime’s conspiracies.

Mohamed al-Halbousi, for his part, said that Iran always supports Iraq and expressed his country’s gratitude for the backing, especially in the fight against the Daesh terror group.

He said that the Iraqi constitution does not allow individuals or organizations to threaten the country’s neighbors.

On the Palestinian issue, al-Halbousi said that the Iraqi public backs defending the Palestinian people and opposes Israel’s measures.

The Iraqi parliament speaker, heading a delegation, arrived in the Iranian capital Tehran earlier on Wednesday and met with other top officials including his counterpart Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf.