Iraqi President, in a message on Saturday, congratulated Ebrahim Raisi on being elected as Iran’s new president.

Iran PressMiddle East: Barham Salih wished success for the Iranian president-elect.  

Salih said that Iraq expects further enhanced relations with neighboring Iran and the Iranian nation.

He also hailed Iran's support for Iraq in the fight against terrorism and extremism.

Ammar al-Hakim, leader of Iraq’s National Wisdom Movement, also issued a message congratulating Raissi on the election to the post.  

He expressed hope that this election would be the beginning of a new political era that would help solve the regional and other issues.