The foreign ministers of Iran and Iraq held a meeting in Tehran to discuss a broad range of political and regional issues.
Iran ambassador in Baghdad Iraj Masjedi voiced Iran’s readiness to help Iraq reconstruct its historical and ancient sites.
A senior Iraqi official said that work for a key rail link connecting the country to neighboring Iran will begin in the very near future.
Iran’s Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf unveiled plans for the expansion of trade ties with Iraq, which he described as a strategic partner of Iran.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on July 21 what is important to Iran in its ties with Iraq are interests, security, and dignity of its neighboring state.
Prime Minister of Iraq Mustafa al-Kadhimi will arrive in Tehran on July 21 on a two-day visit heading a high-ranking eco-political delegation.
Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif in a tweeted message on July 19 before leaving Baghdad for Erbil, capital of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region in the north of the country, said that he had useful talks with senior Iraqi officials.
Iran on Sunday shipped a consignment of pharmaceutical and medical aid to Iraq to help its neighbors in the battle with the coronavirus pandemic.
Iran exported five million tons of products worth $1.45 billion to Iraq during March 20-June 20, said an Iranian trade official.
Iran Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami voiced Tehran’s willingness to forge a strategic partnership with neighboring Iraq.