Ministry’s Spokesman, Dr. Ahmed Al Sahaf:

  Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein makes a phone call with his Iranian counterpart, Mr. Hossein AmirAbdollahian. In his call, the Minister congratulated Mr. Abdullahian assuming his new position as foreign minister in the Iranian government, stressing that Iraq is looking forward to continue the distinguished bilateral relations to meet the aspirations of the two neighboring peoples, and the importance of upgrading the prospects for bilateral cooperation for the benefit of both countries.