In this meeting, the two sides discussed the latest situation in the region and the need for bilateral relations between Iran and Iraq.

The Iraqi premier Al-Kadhimi arrived in Tehran on  Sunday meeting at the head of a high-ranking Iraq delegation and met with the Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi during which the Iraqi prime minister announced the cancellation of visas for Iranian travelers to Iraq.

The Iraqi premier and the Iranian president also agreed on stepping up the process of constructing the joint Shalamcheh-Basra railway.

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