Iran`s Charge d`Affaires to Iraq Ali-Reza Haqiqian said in Baghdad on Saturday that the visit by the Iraqi delegation to Iran was a turning point in Tehran-Baghdad ties, IRNA reported.
In a meeting with Iraq Governing Council member Adnan Pachachi, the two sides stressed the importance of bolstering mutual relations.
Pachachi and Haqiqian also discussed the upcoming visit by the president of Iraq`s Interim Governing Council Jalal Talabani to Iran on Monday.
Talabani, ten members of the Governing Council and seven ministers of the Iraqi government are scheduled to visit Iran on November 17.
Haqiqian stressed the need for following up the case of imprisoned Iranians in Iraq who are accused of illegally entering the neighboring country.
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