Iraq and Iran discuss ways to strengthen bilateral coordination in common borders[/rtl]
[rtl]Editorial date: 2018/2/5 16:55 • 77 times read[/rtl]
(Baghdad: al-Furat News) The commander of border guards in the first region in Iraq and the commander of border guards in Kermanshah held a meeting to discuss the promotion of bilateral cooperation.
"The meeting comes within the framework of the implementation of the decisions of the Border Guard Command in Iran and Iraq, which was issued at a meeting in Baghdad recently," the commander of the border guards in Kermanshah said in a press statement on Monday.
He said, "There was a meeting of the various border issues," adding that "there is good coordination between border guards in the two countries."
He pointed out that "the meeting stressed the need to increase the volume of joint cooperation, and said we are convinced that increased cooperation contribute to the promotion of sustainable security in the common border."
For his part, the commander of the first border area in Iraq, Major General Sherko Abdullah Darwis said that "the meeting comes within the framework of the memorandum of understanding that resulted from the recent meeting between the leaders of the Baghdad border guards in Iran and Iraq."
He added that "according to the meeting of Baghdad, these joint meetings will be held once every six months and in one of the two countries," pointing out that "the continuation of these meetings will contribute to enhancing security in the common border between the two countries."
During the meeting, the two sides signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) of 10 items, stressing the strengthening of relations and cooperation between the two countries
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