Iraqi PM Rejects Claims of Iran Interference in Gov’t Formation

Iraqi PM Rejects Claims of Iran Interference in Gov’t Formation

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia' Al Sudani denied allegations of Iranian intervention in the formation of the government in the Arab country.

In an interview with Al Jazeera's "Al-Moghabela," Al Sudani addressed various domestic and foreign issues, including Iraq's relations with Iran.

He described Iran as a neighboring country that supported Iraq's political process after 2003 and has good relations with all Iraqi components. He denied any intervention or guardianship by Iran in forming the government and its difficult negotiations, stating that Iraq rejects the issue of Iranian interference.

While praising Iraq's relations with Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Turkey, he also commended the Saudi-Iranian agreement and its potential to contribute to regional stability and development.

Regarding Iraq's current situation, the prime minister highlighted the country's victory over terrorism and positive developments in the political process, but stressed the necessity of economic reforms to address issues such as unemployment, corruption, and services, and emphasized the potential for Iraq to become an agricultural and industrial country based on a new vision and philosophy.

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