Sayyid Ammar Al Hakim, head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq, received in his office in Baghdad on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Hassan Danaei Far.
During the meeting were discussed the bilateral relations between the two countries. His eminence considered that the increase of officials’ visits between Iraq and Iran contributes in strengthening the relations.
The two sides tackled the relations at the security level in the exchange of information and experiences as well as the preparations for the visit to Imam Hussain on his Arbaeen. They also talked about the support provided by the international coalition for Iraq to fight ISIS. In this context, his eminence stressed the need to include the support in the legal frameworks and to respect the sovereignty of Iraq. He also reiterated his trust in the capacities of the security forces and the popular crowd, giving as evidence the victories achieved in Baiji, Jurf Al Sakhr and Amerli.
For his part, the Iranian Ambassador praised the victories accomplished by the Iraqi army and the popular crowd, affirming Iran’s support to Iraq in fighting terrorism.