Iran always ready to help promote peace in Iraq: Majlis speaker

TEHRAN, July 13 (MNA) -- Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani says that the Islamic Republic of Iran is always ready to help promote peace and stability in Iraq.

Larijani made the remarks during a meeting with Humam Hamoudi, the chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee of the Iraqi parliament, in Tehran on Thursday.

He emphasized the importance of parliamentary cooperation between the two countries and said that the Majlis is ready to “pass necessary legislation” in line with efforts to cement Tehran-Bagdad ties in all spheres.

Larijani also expressed satisfaction with the fact that Iraq currently holds the rotating presidency of the Arab League and said that this provides a good opportunity to strengthen Iraq’s position and role in the region.

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