Tehran (IP)- The Iranian First Vice President said the ground for cooperation between Iran and Iraq in academia, transportation, exploitation of joint oil fields, energy, technical-engineering services, medicine, and health had broadened recently.

Iran PressIran news: On a one-day trip to Tehran on Sunday, the Iraqi Prime minister met with the Iranian president and Foreign minister

In a meeting with the Prime Minister of Iraq, Mustafa al-Kadhimi, on Sunday evening, First Vice President Mohammad Mokhber said that the relations between the Islamic Republic and Iraq are not limited to the neighborhood and are very deep.

"Independence, welfare, stability, and security in Iraq are important for Iranian officials and people," Mokhber said.

"Development of transportation routes including rail, land, and sea are very important for the economic development of the two countries," he added.

Referring to the many historical, religious, and cultural commonalities between Iran and Iraq, the Iraqi Prime Minister said: "There are great grounds and plans for cooperation between the two countries, and therefore the Iraqi government is determined to implement the agreements as soon as possible." 


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