Abadi’s Stance Not to Affect Bilateral Ties

Abadi’s Stance Not to Affect Bilateral TiesAbadi’s Stance Not to Affect Bilateral Ties

The stance adopted by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on renewed US sanctions against Iran will not affect the deep-rooted relations between the two neighbors, a lawmaker said.
"I believe this [al-Abadi’s remarks] is not a strategic shift regarding Iran," Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh, chairman of Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Commission, told ISNA in remarks published on Monday.  
The Iraqi leader last Tuesday Iraq, which relies on Iran as a source of cheap imports, would comply, albeit   reluctantly, with US sanctions against Tehran, AFP reported. 


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