Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister of Iraq, Mustafa al-Kazemi at the initiative of the Iraqi side held a telephone conversation.

Putin repeatedly congratulated al-Kazemi on assuming the office of Prime Minister of Iraq. Policies in the course of conversation expressed his desire to develop friendly relations between States.

In addition, Putin and al-Kazemi discussed cooperation in order to stabilize the world market of hydrocarbons and positively evaluated the agreement in the OPEC+ to overcome the acute phase of the crisis.

Special attention was paid to the Syrian settlement. Policy agreed on further coordination of steps to normalize the situation in the SAR.

As previously wrote Russian President Vladimir Putin was invited to Baghdad. The corresponding statement was made by Prime Minister of Iraq, Mustafa al-Kazemi.