Friday, June 13, 2014

Middle East: President Rouhani, Iraqi PM stress fighting terrorism

Source: IRNA

President Hassan Rouhani in a telephone conversation with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki discussed the latest developments in Iran as well as the way for uprooting terrorism.

During the telephone conversation on Thursday, President Rouhani pointed to the necessity for fighting terrorism and violence and condemned the recent crimes by terrorists in killing the innocent people of Iraq.

The Iranian president said that the Iranian nation and government always support the Iraqi nation and government, adding, ˈThe government of the Islamic Republic of Iran will do their utmost efforts in international and regional fields to confront terrorism and it will not allow the supporters of terrorists to disrupt security and stability of Iraq through exporting terrorism to Iraq.ˈ

The Iraqi prime minister, for his part, thanked Iran for its supports from Iraqi nation in international and regional scenes, and briefed President Rouhani on the latest developments in northern Iraq and the success of the Iraqi government in suppressing the terrorists.