Aliwi: Larijani’s visit to Iraq shows close views of two countries
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) MP, Karim Aliwi, of the Iraqi National Alliance considered the visit of the Speaker of the Iranian Shura Council, Ali Larijani to Iraq as “Showing the close views of the two countries.”
Speaking to Iraqi News (IraqiNews.com) on Wednesday, Aliwi said “Larijani’s visit aims to bring the various views of the political sides closer due to the current crises in Iraq,” noting that “The Iranian side is supporting the political process in Iraq and has developmental ideas to serve Iraq.”
“Iran has the honorable role in its relations with Iraq and the Iraqi people,” he added, assuring that “Larijani’s visit has a great effect because he is one of the Iranian key officials.”
The Speaker Osama al-Nijaifi, met Larijani at the parliament building on Wednesday morning.
Parliamentary source stated to IraqiNews.com “Both sides discussed the ways to enhance the cooperation between the two countries in addition to the regional situation especially the Syrian crisis.”
Earlier Larijani arrived to the parliament building.
It is worth mentioning that Larijani arrived in Najaf to meet the religious authorities.
An informed source told Iraqi News (IraqiNews.com) “Larijani has arrived in Najaf where he was received by the First Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament, Qusai al-Sihail, the chairman of Najaf Provincial Council, Fa’id Kadhim Noun, as well as other officials.”
Larijani has met the Religious Authority, Ali al-Sistani, where they discussed the political updates in the region.
Larijani has also met the Religious Authorities, Isihaq al-Fayadh, Mohammed Saeed al-Hakim and Bashir al-Nijaifi, where he stated in a press statement “I came to Iraq according to the invitation of the parliament Speaker, Osama al-Nijaifi, where the reason of this visit is to unify the stances over the regional issues.”