29 April 2023 - 16:11
  • News ID: 471808
Raeisi underlines Iran-Iraq cooperation in energy sector

SHANA (Tehran) – Iran’s president here on Saturday put great emphasis on boosting Tehran-Baghdad relations and promoting their cooperation in infrastructure fields, including water, electricity, gas, and energy sectors.

Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi, who made remarks in a meeting with his Iraqi counterpart Abdul Latif Rashid, added the two countries need to meet each other’s needs by utilizing and developing their capacities.

Raeisi and Rashid also held a press conference, during which the Iranian president described Iran-Iraq ties as “strategic”, saying the two countries’ trade volume tops $10 billion and could be beyond that.

Rashid, for his part, said his visit is aimed at expanding the two nations’ relations in all sectors.

The Iraqi president said Iraq-Iran ties are not limited to their governments’ relations, as there are many commonalities between Iraqi and Iranian peoples.

Rashid was officially welcomed by Raeisi at the Sa’dabad Cultural-Historical Complex in Tehran on Saturday morning.

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