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Al-Sheikh also touched on cultural and religious affinities between the two countries, hoping trade and economic ties will be further promoted with the establishment of the new Iraqi government.
"The Islamic Republic of Iran has helpful experience which it can use in accelerating Iraq's reconstruction," he told a joint meeting with members of Iran's Chamber of Commerce.
Trade transactions between the two countries last year are estimated at one billion dollars.
Head of Iran's Chamber of Commerce, Alinaqi Khamoushi, voiced the country's readiness to help Iraq in such areas as construction of dams and energy plants.
Originally posted by metalmessiah
hmmm, they want to help Iraq build energy plants. that didnt raise a flag to anyone else?