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Friendly, Constructive Ties With All Iraqi Groups

Friendly, Constructive Ties With All Iraqi GroupsFriendly, Constructive Ties With All Iraqi Groups

Iran’s senior envoy to Baghdad has dismissed speculation about discord between Tehran and Iraqi Shiite leader Muqtada al-Sadr, describing him as a “dear and influential friend and brother” of the Islamic Republic.
In an interview with Alalam TV, Ambassador Iraj Masjedi said Iran “welcomes and supports the will of the Iraqi people” in the recent parliamentary election. He congratulated the Iraqi parties, groups and alliances that won seats in the legislature, Tasnim News Agency reported.
Highlighting Iran’s “warm and friendly ties” with the Iraqi people from varying political affiliations, the ambassador underlined that Tehran has “constructive relations with all (Iraqi) groups and coalitions in the neighboring Arab country. 

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