Lavrov conveyed greetings from Putin elected President of Iraq

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The Russian foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov during the meeting with the elected President of Iraq Barham Saleh gave him the best wishes from Russian leader Vladimir Putin, said the Russian foreign Ministry.

«I would like to convey best wishes from Russian President Vladimir Putin and once again congratulate You on assuming the post of President after completion of the formation of new state structures on the basis of General elections. We are very pleased that the process was successful in contrast to some other countries», — quoted Lavrov at the Russian foreign Ministry’s website.

Earlier it was reported that during the meeting Lavrov and Saleh discussed the issues of bilateral cooperation and international agenda.

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