SHAFAQNA- President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Sheikh Hassan Rouhani and his accompanying delegation met Ayatollah Bashir al-Najafi in his central office in Najaf.
During this meeting, Ayatollah Bashir al-Najafi stressed on the importance of the strength of Iraq and Iran.
“The strength and stability of Iraq and Iran are among the most important elements of the region’s strength and stability”, Ayatollah Bashir al-Najafi said.
“There is no stability in the region without Iraq’s stability and strength”, he added.
Ayatollah Bashir al-Najafi welcomed the strengthening of the relations of the Islamic countries with Iraq, especially the Iraqi-Iranian relations because of their importance and interest of people.
He said “Iraqi-Iranian relations must be upgraded on more than one level and in the service of the two neighboring people.”
Ayatollah Bashir al-Najafi also offered directives calling for the dignity and honor of the Islamic Nation after what the nation has gone through by the arrogant policies and the terrorism of the world.
For his part, President Rouhani thanked Ayatollah Bashir al-Najafi for his welcoming and his directives and guidance.
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