After over five years of taking office, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani’s first official to Iraq began from yesterday.

On his three-day visit, Rouhani also noted how Iran had come to Iraq’s aid in recent years when the Islamic State group threatened it. Iranian officials now see Iraq as a way to mitigate the US sanctions reinstated by US President Donald Trump last year.

Incidentally, Trump’s decision to pull out of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal has led to a sharp dip in Iran’s Economy, pushing the value of its currency to record lows, tetrad its annual inflation rate, and driving away Foreign Investors.

US sanctions on Iran: Prez Rouhani seeks Iraqi help

After over five years of taking office, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani’s first official to Iraq began from yesterday. After meeting his Iraqi counterpart, Barham Saleh, Mr. Rouhani said that he seeks to build a stable political and economic relationship with Iraq, a nation with which it had fought a bloody war in the 1980s.

On his three-day visit, Rouhani also noted how Iran had come to Iraq’s aid in recent years when the Islamic State group threatened it. Iranian officials now see Iraq as a way to mitigate the US sanctions reinstated by US President Donald Trump last year.

US sanctions on Iran: Prez Rouhani seeks Iraqi help

Incidentally, Trump’s decision to pull out of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal has led to a sharp dip in Iran’s economy, pushing the value of its currency to record lows, tetrad its annual Inflation rate, and driving away foreign investors.