October 29, 2018 / 08:24 AM
Iran will support Iraqi government: VP

The Iranian first vice president on Sunday voiced support for the Iraqi government and people.

Eshaq Jahangiri said during a phone conversation with the newly elected Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi that the government and people of Iran will always stand by the Iraqi people and government to overcome their challenges, IRNA reported.
He further added Iran-Iraq relations are developing and expressed the hope that the obstacles on the way of promotion of two countries relations would be removed.
The Iranian first vice president congratulated Abdul-Mahdi on his election as prime minister and called for increase in consultations between the two countries' officials and exchange of delegations between them.
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