MOSCOW, March 16. /TASS/. Russia and Iraq have good prospects for cooperation, especially, in the fuel and energy sphere, President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday.
"We see good prospects to expand mutually beneficial cooperation with Iraq in various spheres, mainly, in the fuel and energy sphere," Putin said as he received credentials of the new Iraqi ambassador in Moscow.
The president also said that Moscow "supports the Iraqi government’s efforts against international terrorism and extremism."
"We are in favor of the country’s unity and territorial integrity with the respect for the interests of all ethnic and religious groups," Putin said.