SULAIMANI (ESTA) — Iraqi President Latif Rashid met with the Iranian Ambassador to Iraq, Mohammad Kazem Al-Sadeq alongside his delegation, in Baghdad on Monday.
Ambassador Al-Sadeq presented president Rashid with a letter of invitation, which was written to him by Iranian President, Ebrahim Raisi, to visit Iran, a statement released by the Iraqi presidency said.
President Rashid expressed gratitude for extending the kind invitation and pledged to take it up at his first opportunity, it added.
Additionally, the President was delighted about the resumption of diplomatic relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia, expressing hope that further positive developments at regional and international levels will be reached.
“There is a need to further cooperation and joint coordination between the two states, in the pursuit of greater security and stability for the states of the region,” the President said, according to the statement.
“Tangible steps needed to be taken to halt conflicts and ensure global peace and security,” he added.
In the meantime, the Iranian Ambassador hailed Iraq’s efforts in hosting the rounds of talks that paved the way towards reaching a common agreement on restoring diplomatic relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia.
The Ambassador also affirmed his country’s eagerness to further develop cooperation with Iraq, to enhance bilateral ties in a way that serves both nations’ interests.