BAGHDAD -Speaker of the House of Representatives Mohamed Al-Halbousi congratulated the Islamic Republic of Iran on its national day.
A statement by the Office of the Speaker of the House of Representatives said that Al-Halbousi visited on Saturday, the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Baghdad; to congratulate on the occasion of the anniversary of the Iranian National Day."
During the visit, he met with Iranian Ambassador IrjMasjadi, congratulating the Islamic Republic of Iran on its national holiday, and wishing the Iranian people and the government further progress.
During the meeting, they discussed the bilateral relations between the two countries and means of strengthening them to serve the interests of the two friendly peoples and stressing the need for positive contribution at various levels to achieve stability in the region.
He also stressed Iraq's keenness to open up with its neighbors and the countries of the region and the world, and that his relations should be according to the principle of mutual interests.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency