February 12, 2018 / 11:08 PM
Iran to continue supporting role in post-IS Iraq: Spokesman

Iran will continue its constructive and supporting role in Iraq's reconstruction era, Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Monday.

Bahram Qasemi said on Monday that Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif would participate in the International Conference of Iraq Reconstruction and Development, hosted by Kuwait.

Iran has welcomed the conference and believes that the international community is necessary for rebuilding Iraq.

According to IRNA the spokesman said Islamic Republic of Iran will not hesitate in backing Iraqi government and people, as it was beside them in fighting terrorism in the country.

Iran will play its constructive role in the post-IS era in Iraq to contribute to the reconstruction, as well as economic development of the country, Qasemi said.

The three-day international conference underway in Kuwait is aimed at fund-raising for helping the war-stricken areas in Iraq, laying ground for resolving internal differences, and attracting foreign investment.

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