The Iraqi Kurdistan’s Agriculture and Water Resources Minister Abdul-Sattar Majid Qader made the remarks while at a meeting with the Iranian northwestern province of East Azarbaijan Governor-General Esmaeil Jabbarzadeh.
Going into some detail on Iran's support for the Iraqi nation during tough times, Qader said "However we thank the Islamic Republic wont be enough.”
He further said that the Iranian revolution has left huge impacts on other regional countries, congratulating Iran on the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
He also pointed to numerous common grounds for cooperation between the two neighbor countries and called for more cooperation between the Iraqi Kurdistan region and East Azarbaijan province.
The governor-general of East Azarbaijan province, in turn, stated there are no limits for expansion of cooperation between this province and the Iraqi Kurdistan region.
Jabbarzadeh added that East Azarbaijan is one of the country’s major economic, industrial and agricultural hubs, expressing readiness to share experience with the Iraqi Kurdistan region.