President of the Islamic Republic of Iran met with Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Muhammad Saeed al-Hakim in Najaf City on Wednesday.
Dr Hassan Rouhani referred to the developing relations between Iran and Iraq in different fields and said, “Fortunately, today the Iranian and Iraqi officials are determined to develop Tehran-Baghdad relations”.
“Today, conditions are ripe for more interaction and cooperation between Iran and Iraq and for playing a more active role in regional and international affairs,” he said.
Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Muhammad Saeed al-Hakim wished success for Dr Rouhani and all Iranian officials in carrying out their responsibilities.
He said, “Iranian and Iraqi officials should decide and plan based on common points of view to serve the interests of both nations”.
Referring to the conspiracies of enemies against Muslims, he said, “We should strengthen unity and solidarity against the enemies’ plots”.