Tehran Seeks Strength­en­ing Re­la­tions With Baghdad

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TEHRAN (MNA) – In a post pub­lished in his twit­ter page on Wed­nes­day, Ira­nian Par­lia­ment’s Gen­eral Direc­tor for In­ter­na­tional Af­fairs Hos­sein Amir-Ab­dol­lahian con­grat­u­lated the suc­cess­ful par­lia­men­tary elec­tion to Iraqi peo­ple and em­pha­sized the con­tin­u­a­tion of strate­gic ties be­tween the two coun­tries.

He hailed the suc­cess­ful hold­ing of Iraq’s par­lia­men­tary elec­tion which fol­lows the vic­tory against Tak­firi ter­ror­ism and guards [Iraq’s] in­de­pen­dence, ter­ri­to­rial in­tegrity and national sovereignty.

“The Is­lamic Re­pub­lic of Iran will con­tinue its strate­gic ties with Iraq to fur­ther ce­ment the re­la­tions,” AmirAb­dol­lahian wrote.

Iraqi peo­ple went to polls on Satur­day to choose 329 par­lia­men­tar­i­ans in 18 prov­inces. With over 91 per­cent of votes counted in 16 of Iraq’s 18 prov­inces, the Sairoon Al­liance of Shia leader Muq­tada al-Sadris is set to win Iraq’s par­lia­men­tary elec­tions. The fi­nal re­sults will be an­nounced to­day on May 16.

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