Raisi receives Iraqi Foreign Minister
Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi expresses that Iran's principled policy is to support Iraq's stability and security.
Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi said during a meeting with Iraqi Foreign Minister Fouad Hussein that the principled policy of Iran is to support Iraq's stability and security.
Raisi affirmed that Iran always supports the formation of a strong and capable parliament and government in Iraq.
Regarding protests after the October elections, Raisi divulged that protests are possible in all democratic countries, but that it is crucial they be done within legal contexts. He stressed that Iran considers any insecurity in Iraq as tantamount to insecurity in Iran.
In regards to the US' withdrawal from Iraq, Raisi considered that the withdrawal was a result of Iraqi resistance, highlighting that the US only leaves a country once it faces resistance from its people.
Iraqi Foreign Minister Fouad Hussein expressed that Iran's support for Iraq's sovereignty and security has always been appreciated by the Iraqi government and people.
Hussein arrived in the Iranian capital of Tehran Today, where he met with his Iranian counterpart Hossein AmirAbdollahian. Several topics were discussed, including the nuclear talks in Vienna, Iraq's mediating role in Iranian-Saudi relations, in addition to the US withdrawal from Iraq and the joint investigations concerning the assassination of General Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis.