News ID: 213372
Published: 0931 GMT April 17, 2018

Iran welcomes cultural ties with Iraq: Minister

Iran welcomes cultural ties with Iraq: Minister
IRNA

Iranian minister of culture welcomed the expansion of cultural relations with the neighboring country of Iraq.

In line with good bilateral ties, Iran and Iraq should broaden their cultural relations, Abbas Salehi said in a meeting held in Baghdad with a group of Iraqi elites and intellectuals, IRNA reported.

At the meeting in which Iraqi Minister of Culture Faryad Ravandozi was also present, Salehi expressed hope that Tehran and Baghdad would witness bright cultural future.

Ravandozi, too, called for fostering Iraq-Iran cultural cooperation.

Meanwhile, the Iraqi intellectuals expressed their views about the importance of expansion of cultural ties between the two nations.

Iranian minister of culture and Islamic guidance arrived in the Iraqi capital on Monday afternoon for a four-day visit to the neighboring country.

   
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