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Russia is ready to strengthen cooperation with Iraq, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said on Monday.

Russia is ready to strengthen cooperation with Iraq, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said on Monday.

"Our country is interested in restoring dialogue and developing full-fledged cooperation with Iraq," Medvedev said in his speech after receiving credentials from 13 new ambassadors to Russia, including Iraqi envoy Faiq Fariq Abdel Aziz, during a ceremony at the Grand Kremlin Palace.

"We stand for the strengthening of Iraq's unity, sovereignty and territorial integrity, and for the establishment of a democratic and prosperous state there," the Russian president said.

 

MOSCOW, October 18 (RIA Novosti)