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Rouhani arrives in Karbala to visit shrines, meet officials


Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is due to visit some holy shrines in Karbala and meet a group of prominent figures in the city as part of his official visit to Iraq.

Rouhani is set to depart for Najaf where he will meet with a number of great religious leaders residing in the city. 

Rouhani arrived in Baghdad on Monday at official invitation by Iraqi president Barham Salih.

He has met with a number of Iraqi officials including Salih, Prime Minister Adil Abd al-Mahdi, Parliament Speaker Mohamed al-Halbousi, and a number of members of parliament in separate meetings so far.

The Iranian and Iraqi delegations have signed five documents and cooperation memorandums of understanding (MoUs) on different fields.

Last Modified: Wednesday، 13 March 2019 01:15 AM