0405 GMT August 24, 2019
In line with good bilateral ties, Iran and Iraq should broaden their cultural relations, Abbas Salehi said in a meeting held in Baghdad with a group of Iraqi elites and intellectuals, IRNA reported.
At the meeting in which Iraqi Minister of Culture Faryad Ravandozi was also present, Salehi expressed hope that Tehran and Baghdad would witness bright cultural future.
Ravandozi, too, called for fostering Iraq-Iran cultural cooperation.
Meanwhile, the Iraqi intellectuals expressed their views about the importance of expansion of cultural ties between the two nations.
Iranian minister of culture and Islamic guidance arrived in the Iraqi capital on Monday afternoon for a four-day visit to the neighboring country.