Tehran, March 8, IRNA – Iraqi President Fuad Masum says the Iraqi government and nation will never forget Iran’s role in the fight against terrorist groups, including Daesh.
In a meeting with Iran’s First Vice President Ishaq Jahangiri, President Masum said Iraq had not forgotten Iran’s support for the country in its struggles against terrorist groups and Daesh, and needed the Iranian cooperation in its reconstruction.
Referring to many areas of cooperation between the two neighboring states, Masum said that Iraq welcomed the Islamic Republic’s investments in economic projects in his country and called for a greater role for the Iranian private sector. in this regard.
Cooperation with neighboring and friendly countries is Baghdad’s top priority, according to President Masum who said that the relationship between the two countries is based on mutual interests and that Iraq would never engage in actions against its neighbors.