Iraq opposes to US sanctions against Iran

Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi has reiterated Iraq's opposition to sanctions imposed by the US against Iran.

During a meeting with Iranian Ambassador Iraj Masjedi on Saturday, Halbusi said Iraq had to meet its energy needs by importing gas and electricity from Iran but the US sanctions are hindering this process.

He said the Iraqi government and parliament attached importance to strengthening relations with Iran in various fields. Halbusi lauded Iran's key role in helping Iraq fight against terrorism.

Source: VOV5