Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs,Ahmet Davutoglu paid a pilgrimage visit to the holy shrine of Imam Hussein (AS) in Karbala on the second day of his visit to Iraq.
According to TRT website, the Turkish official also had a meeting with Aqeel Al-Tarihi, governor of the holy city of Karbala.
In this meeting, Davutoglu prayed that â€œGod will bless us to follow Imam Hussein (AS) and take steps on his path.â€
He added that Turkey will spare no efforts to serve the holy city of Karbala.
On the second day of his official trip to Iraq, the official who headed a Turkish delegation, also went to the holy city of Najaf and met with Grand Ayatollah Sistani to discuss with him the current developments in the region.
The trip was made at an invitation by Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari with the aim of developing the relations between the two countries
In line with the objective, Nouri Maliki, Iraqi Prime Minister, is due to go on a trip to Turkey and then the Turkish Prime Minister will pay a visit to Iraq.