*. We emphasize
the importance of developing relations between the two brotherly countries Iraq
His Eminence (may Allah prolong his life) welcomed the President of the Lebanese Parliament Mr.
Nabih Berri and the delegation accompanying him.
His Eminence (may Allah prolong his life) stressed the importance of
developing fraternal relations between the two brotherly countries, Iraq and
Lebanon, and at all levels to serve the two peoples.
"The Al- Najaf Alashraf, as it thinks about
Iraq, also thinks about Lebanon, and it stands with any unifying effort towards
the enemy and the enemies of the interests of the countries," he said,
expressing the importance of uniting the ranks to stand up for our nation again.
For his part, President Berri briefed on the most important developments
in the region in general, Lebanon and Iraq in particular, ways of developing
relations and unifying efforts, praising the role of reference in the stability
of Iraq and the victory over terrorism.