Chairman of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations (SCFR) Kamal Kharrazi met Iraqi Vice Speaker Humam Hamoudi during which the senior MP expressed interest in Tehran’s achievements in cutting dependence on oil revenues.
Hamoudi welcomed Iran’s experience in managing the non-oil economy saying Iraq is after substitution oil revenues with alternative sources of income.
He also hailed Iran’s role in supporting Iraqi people from the fall of the dictatorial regime of Saddam up to the on-going fight against Daesh terrorists.
Kharrazi who is visiting Baghdad after meeting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus, also met Iraqi president, prime minister, oil minister and foreign minister.
Expansion of bilateral relations and anti-terrorism cooperation between the two neighboring countries were reportedly top on the agenda of negotiations.