February 3rd local time, Iraqi Foreign Minister Fouad Hussein arrived in Tehran, the capital of Iran, to hold talks with Iranian President Rouhani, Secretary of the Supreme Security Council, Shamhani, Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif, etc.
to exchange views on the regional situation, bilateral cooperation and so on.
During the talks, Rouhani said that Iran supports Iraq’s security, stability, independence and territorial integrity and will help promote its regional and international status.
The results of the strategic relations between the two countries will contribute to the security and stability of the whole region.
He stressed that Iran opposes any foreign forces to interfere in Iraq’s internal affairs, and hoped that the new U.S. government would realize that the U.S. presence in the Middle East was not conducive to regional security.
In addition, in the field of economy and trade, Rouhani called on the two countries to increase bilateral trade volume to $20 billion a year.
Iraqi Foreign Minister Fouad Hussein said that Iraq hopes to fully develop relations with Iran, and Iraq will not forget Iran’s support and help in combating extremist organizations.
At the same time, Iraq will continue to promote the withdrawal of foreign troops from Iraq.