27 August 2018 - 22:48
News ID: 439267
Speaker's Advisor:
Rasa - Advisor to the Iranian Parliament Speaker Hossein Amir Abdollahian renewed Iran's support for neighboring Iraq, specially in the reconstruction period.
Senior Advisor to the Iranian Parliament Speaker Hossein Amir Abdollahian

RNA - "We will continue supporting the war-torn Iraq in a bid to enable the country to play its strategic role in the region," Amir Abdollahian said in a meeting a group of newly-elected Iraqi lawmakers on Sunday afternoon.


He said Iraq enjoys strategic position in the region and its security is very important.


In relevant remarks in late May, Amir Abdollahian congratulated the successful parliamentary elections in Iraq, and said that Tehran would continue to support Baghdad as its strategic ally.


"The actual election result in Iraq was the people's vote for independence, security, protection of territorial integrity, and putting a stop to occupation,” Amir Abdollahian wrote on his Twitter account.


The senior advisor underlined that Iraq has no place for the US and other sponsors of terrorism, and said, "The leadership and nation of Iraq will remain a powerful pillar of a prosperous, free and independent Iraq."


According to Fars News Agancy, Amir Abdollahian reiterated that Baghdad "has and will continue" to have an important position in the region.


The Sa'iroun (Marchers) political bloc, cleric Moqtada al-Sadr's alliance with communists, was announced by Iraq's electoral commission on Saturday as the winner of the country's parliamentary elections. Sadr's alliance captured 54 parliamentary seats, followed by al-Fatih Coalition led by Hadi al-Amiri with 47. Al-Nasr Alliance, headed by Prime Minister al-Abadi, took the third place with 42 seats.



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