Iran and Iraq Discuss Bilateral Ties, Regional Developments

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian spoke with his Iraqi counterpart, Fuad Hussein over the phone early Friday, where both sides discussed bilateral relations, regional development and Ukraine war.

During the talks, the two officials reviewed the latest steps taken in the framework of bilateral relations and stressed the need to speed up the implementation of all previous agreements between the two countries.

The two also discussed the latest development in Vienna talks between Iran and western representatives, Mehr News Agency reported.

“We have talked over several issues, and beside bilateral relations, we also took stock over the Ukraine crisis that has to be addressed through diplomatic channels,” Abdollahian said.

Abodllahian furthered that peaceful Ukraine “is key to lasting peace and stability in the Eurasian region,” and stressed the need to focus on dialogue and a diplomatic solution to resolve the Ukraine crisis.

Referring to his recent visit to Moscow, Hussein said that held talks with the Russian Foreign Minister and reviewed the developments in Ukraine, and supported a peaceful resolution to the Russia-Ukraine war.

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