Baghdad : Iraqi President Jalal Talabani said Iran has always played a constructive and benevolent role in regional affairs and in helping Iraqi people with restoring security and stability to the country.
Talking to a visiting Iranian delegation on the third
round of negotiations between Iran, Iraq and the US, he praised Iran’s “effective and important” approach towards Iraqi affairs.
Talabani hoped that the talks would prepare fresh grounds for regional cooperation and assistance rendered by Iraqi neighbors to his country.
The president called for continuation of trilateral talks and considered it vital and strategic for Iraq’s security and stability.
Iranian Ambassador to Iraq Hassan kazemi Qomi said in the meeting that upon Baghdad’s request, Iran has always tried to do its best in order to help the Iraqi government and alleviate hardships of Iraqi people.