Rouhani to visit Iraq in March

January 14, 2019

TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani is scheduled to visit Iraq on March 11, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced on Sunday night.

Zarif, heading a politico-economic delegation, is currently in Baghdad for talks with the neighboring state’s officials, IRNA reported.

The foreign minister mentioned no more details on President Rouhani's trip but said the tour to Iraq is aimed at making efforts to develop relations between the two neighboring countries.

Earlier, Zarif held talks with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi and attended a joint press conference with his Iraqi counterpart Mohammad Ali Hakim.

MH/PA

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