TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - “Iraqi successive victories surprised the world and robbed the opportunity from the enemies of Iraq and its people,” Hashemi Shahroudi said in a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi in Baghdad.
Shahroudi said Iran fully supports the Iraqi government and people in their fight against terrorism and recapturing territories occupied by Daesh.
Abadi praised Iran’s support for Iraq in fighting the terrorists.
He also said that his government will continue to win war against Takfiri terrorists thanks to the unity among the Iraqi people.
The prime minister also said his country is celebrating victories against terrorists which have been achieved through sacrifices by armed forces and popular mobilization forces and a support by Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani
The chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council and the Iraqi prime minister also underlined the need to resolve the regional problems, including the Syrian crisis, through dialogue.
Hashemi Shahroudi, heading a high-ranking delegation, arrived in Baghdad on August 31.
In recent weeks, Iraq’s military forces have made significant progress in their fight against Daesh terrorists by liberating the northern city of Tal Afar.
Mosul was liberated in July after 3 years of occupation by Daesh terrorists.