The Speaker of the Iranian parliament, Ali Larijani, has sat down with Iraqi President Fuad Masum. The two sides have agreed on boosting economic relations.
Larijani said they discussed ways of fighting the Daesh terrorist group, and resolving insecurity in Iraq. Meanwhile, the Iranian Parliament Speaker told his Iraqi counterpart Salim al-Jabouri in a meeting that the world today is more informed about the true nature of countries that support terrorism.
He added that Iraq needs unity among its political groups to resolve its internal problems. Jabouri, for his part, thanked Tehran for extending its support to Baghdad. He also expressed hope that differences among regional countries would be settled through dialogue.
Larijani is in Iraq to attend the 11th session of the Parliamentary Union of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation: