Iran’s Ambassador to Baghdad Meets Iraq’s Jaafari
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran’s Ambassador to Iraq Hassan Danaeifar and the head of National Iraqi Alliance, Ibrahim al-Jaafari, in a meeting in Baghdad, discussed the recent developments in the Arab country including the political process aimed at the formation of the new Iraqi government.
During the meeting on Saturday, the two sides exchanged views on ways towards Iraq's security, economic and political progress in light of the new international support for the country.
A report by Sawt al-Iraq (Voice of Iraq) website said, the two sides also discussed future of bilateral relations and the avenues to strengthen cooperation between two neighboring countries in the trade, investment and economic fields.
During the past few days, Iranian politicians have all supported Iraqi political developments and praised Nouri Al-Maliki’s decision to step down in favor of Haider Al-Abadi.
Maliki stepped down on Thursday to make way for Abadi, Iraq’s new prime minister designate in an effort to “safeguard the high interests of the country”.