President: Tehran supports Baghdad’s unity, independence and security
TEHRAN – Speaking on the phone with Iraqi President Barham Salih on Sunday, Iranian President Ayatollah Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi welcomed the arrival of the holy month of Ramadan and wished divine blessings to the Iraqi people and all Muslims around the world. .
Raisi also stressed that Tehran supports Iraq’s unity, independence and security. The president also hailed Iraq’s growing status in the region and the rest of the world.
“We consider that any insecurity in Iraq is to the detriment of the entire region, so we welcome the realization of the interests of the Iraqi people and the establishment of a strong government in this country,” Raisi noted.
Emphasizing that Tehran and Baghdad are not just neighbors but two nations that have brotherly and kinship relations, the president said good steps have been taken to deepen relations between the two countries and Iran is determined promote the level of relations and cooperation between the two. countries in all areas at full capacity.
The President further highlighted efforts to establish security and peace in the region without the interference of foreigners, saying, “The passage of time has proven the authenticity of the remarks of the leader (of the Islamic Revolution, the Ayatollah Ali Khamenei) that the United States is not sympathetic to Muslim nations in the region, especially Iraq, and today it has become clear to everyone that foreigners are only pursuing their own interests and their domination.
Raisi went on to say that any country in the region that turns a blind eye to the hegemonic goals of the United States and the Zionist regime will sacrifice “the interests of its nation and incite the anger of Muslim nations.”
For his part, the Iraqi President welcomed the arrival of Ramadan and stressed the need for cooperation between the two countries to overcome regional challenges.
Salih said that establishing stability and security in the region is very important and “we hope for the active role of the Islamic Republic of Iran in this regard.”
The Iraqi President noted that Tehran and Baghdad have many common goals and objectives at the regional and international levels, and by strengthening the level of cooperation and coordination, Iraq can take useful and effective measures to guarantee the interests of the two nations and nations of the region.
Salih added: “The solution to the crises in the region simply rests on the will of the countries themselves and on intra-regional solutions without the interference of foreigners.”
Stressing the importance of developing trade and economic relations between the two countries, the Iraqi President noted, “The economic capabilities of the two countries can serve the interests of both nations.”