Iran, Iraq Vow to Broaden Mutual Coopeation
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian and his Iraqi counterpart Fuad Hussein in a telephone conversation on Friday underlined the need to expand bilateral relations.
During the phone talk today, Amir Abdollahian and Hussein, stressed the need for implementating the security agreement reached between Iran and Iraq.
The two foreign ministers also emphasized strengthening the gas pipelines.
Regional cooperation and cooperation in banking area was another topic discussed between the two top diplomats.
In relevant remarks in late April, Iranian President Seyed Ebrahim Rayeesi underlined Iran and Iraq's determination to develop relations in various fields, saying, "Our relations are not typical, but rather special and strategic."
Speaking in a meering with Iraqi president on Saturday, the Iranian president further added that the level of Iran's trade with Iraq is more than ten billion dollars in worth, but it can be improved if Tehran and Baghdad agree on it.
The Iranian president also voiced hope that his Iraqi counterpart's visit to Tehran would be “a turning point” in the enhancement of relations between the two countries.