Raeisi made the remarks on Monday in a ceremony that was held to see off Iran’s Paralympians for the Asian Para Games in Hangzhou, China, honoring Iranian athletes who have won titles during the last two years.
Erbil complies with Iran-Iraq security deal: Barzani
MEHR – Erbil adheres to the Iran-Iraq security agreement, the President of Kurdistan Region Nechervan Barzani said in a meeting with Iran’s ambassador to Baghdad Mohammad Kazem Ale-Sadegh on Monday.
Meanwhile, Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani said on Monday the ultimatum given to Iraq to disarm Kurdish separatist groups will not be extended.
“According to the agreement reached with the Iraqi government, the final deadline for the disarmament of the terrorist and separatist forces in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region ends on September 19 and that deadline will not be extended in any way.”
He noted that the Iraqi government has taken measures in this regard, and has stressed that it will honor its commitments.
"The Kurdistan region adheres to the security agreement between Iran and Iraq, and Iran must be sure that we will not allow the security of this country to be threatened from within this region", he added.
Envoy: Iran views KSA as ‘strategic partner’
PRESS TV – Iran’s ambassador to Riyadh said his country Iran views Saudi Arabia as a “strategic partner of great importance within the framework of its good neighborliness policy.”
Speaking in an interview with Asharq al-Awsat newspaper, Alireza Enayati said that “a promising future” is looming as the two countries are keen to expand bilateral ties. “What has been achieved during the past six months heralds goodness and a promising future, and we have serious resolve to develop Iranian-Saudi relations,” he said, adding, “We have seen the same feeling in our [Saudi] brothers.”