Shalamcheh international border crossing, southwestern Iran, which was closed on Eid al-Adha (July 31), was reopened on Sunday, said the deputy head of Arvand Free Zone Organization for investment affairs.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani described deep relations between the two neighboring countries of Iran and Iraq as supporting implementation of the agreements between the two countries in various fields.
President Hassan Rouhani of Iran in a telephone conversation with his Iraqi counterpart Barham Salih on July 31 stressed the need for upgrading Tehran-Baghdad relations and cooperation as well as speeding up the implementation of previously signed agreements.
Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, special advisor to the Parliament speaker, said that a recent visit by the Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi to Iran was an indication of depth of relations between the two countries.
Prime Minister of Iraq Mustafa al-Kadhimi will arrive in the Iranian capital on July 21 on a two-day visit heading a high-ranking eco-political delegation, a senior official at Iran’s Presidential Office said on Monday.