The President of the Republic of Iraq, Barham Salih met with the Iranian Ambassador to Baghdad, Iraj Masjedi on the occasion of the end of his mission. The meeting was held at al-Salam Palace in Baghdad on Monday, April 18, 2022.
At the outset of the meeting, President Salih hailed ambassador Masjedi’s efforts to further enhance Baghdad- Tehran relations, wishing him every success in the tasks ahead.
There are long historical ties between our two nations, the Iraqi President said, therefore developing and strengthening these relations at a very level is a matter of critical importance for both countries and peoples as well.
Mr. Masjedi, in turn, reaffirmed his country’s commitment to supporting stability and security in Iraq and emphasized Iran’s eagerness to further develop the economic and social relationship linking the two neighboring countries.