Iran Backs any Move to Restore Stability to Iraq: Parliament Speaker

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran’s parliament speaker said the Islamic Republic supports any initiative aimed at bringing back security and stability to Iraq.

Iran Backs any Move to Restore Stability to Iraq: Parliament Speaker

Ali Larijani said national unity and reconciliation among Iraqi political factions can prevent the spread of violence and extremism in the country.

The senior Iranian lawmaker made the remarks in a meeting with Iraqi Minister of Youth and Sports Abdul Hussein Abtan in Tehran on Wednesday.

“Successful management by Iraqi politicians and the establishment of a new government in Iraq can reduce the problems facing Iraqi people,” Larijani underscored.

The Iraqi minister for his part hailed Iranian government and nation’s support for his country and said the Islamic Republic has always been a supporter of peace in Iraq.

Abtan also emphasized that the new Iraqi government is willing to further expand ties with Iran in the political, economic and cultural fields.

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