Iraqi President Salih Meets Secretary General of Expediency Discernment Council of the System in Iran


On Thursday, August 5, 2021, the President of the Republic of Iraq, Barham Salih met with the Secretary General of Iran's Expediency Discernment Council of the System, Mohsen Rezaee. The meeting took place at his Presidential residence in Tehran.
Iraqi-Iranian ties, and how to develop these relations across all the sectors were discussed, while issues of mutual concern that could serve the interest of both peoples were also reviewed during the meeting.
Participants in the meeting examined latest developments related- regional situation, with focus on the need to have further meaningful dialogue in order to calm tensions in the region.
Iraqi President Barham Salih said that Iraq works to enhance its balanced relations and support the path of dialogue and negotiation to build peace, security and stability in the region.
Mr. Rezaee, in turn, reiterated his country's support for Iraq's security and its stability, and he hailed the efforts made by Iraq to ease regional tensions.