Tehran, October 21 (QNA) – Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, heading a high- ranking delegation, arrived in Tehran on Monday evening, Iran’s News Agency (IRNA) reported.
This is the first visit of al-Abadi to Iran after taking office as the premier.
The Iraqi Premier office had already declared that al-Abadi’s visit to Tehran and meetings with Iranian senior officials is in direction of the two sides’ efforts to help Iraq in war against ISIS group as well as strengthening cooperation between the two countries.
On the eve of his visit to Iran, al-Abadi said that his country’s ties with Iran and other neighboring countries will be expanded in different fields. (QNA)
QNA 0542 GMT 2014/10/21