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Iraq not to be part of US sanctions against Iran: Abdul Mahdi

Prime Minister Adil Abdul Mahdi announced that Iraq will not be part of the US sanctions against Iran or any other nation, saying that Iraq had suffered from blockade and is aware how it can harm people.

Abdul Mahdi received on Wednesday Abdolnasser Hemmati, Governor of the Central Bank of Iran, who arrived in Baghdad on Tuesday for a two-day visit.

For his part, Hemmati expressed his hope for more cooperation with Baghdad.

Hemmati also met with Iraqi President Barham Salih. According to Iran's Mehr News Agency, Salih expressed his support for continuation of banking negotiations with Iran to remove barriers to bilateral economic and trade cooperation, adding that Iraq’s political leadership supports the talks.
Last Modified: Wednesday، 06 February 2019 11:21 PM