BAGHDAD – The chairman of the Expediency Council of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Mahmoud al-Hashemi, congratulated Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and the Iraqi people on liberating the Iraqi territories.
This came during the meeting with al-Hashemi and the Secretary-General of the Expediency Council Muhsen Rezai, and the accompanying delegation, which included a number of officials.
“The successive victories under the leadership of Haider al-Abadi and the unity of the Iraqi people have astonished the world and missed the opportunity of the enemies of Iraq and its people,” Hashemi said according to a Prime Minister’s office, reiterated Iran’s support to Iraqi unity, stability, reconstruction and development.
Abadi expressed his welcome to the delegation of the Islamic Republic and his pride in the level of relations between the two neighboring peoples and his aspiration to increase cooperation to serve common interests.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency