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Iraq's president meets with his Iranian counterpart in New York - agency

Iraq's president meets with his Iranian counterpart in New York - agency
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CAIRO (Reuters) – Iraqi President Barham Saleh met with his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani on Thursday on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, the Iraqi news agency reported.

The two leaders reviewed their bilateral relations, and the necessity of strengthening and developing them.

The Iraqi president stressed the importance of cooperation between the two neighbours to preserve regional stability and confront extremism and terrorism.

(Reporting By Ahmed Tolba; Editing by Shri Navaratnam)

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