Iraq and Iran sign a memorandum of understanding to open a border crossing
21:30 - 17/08/2019
[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
Information / follow - up
Iraqi Interior Minister Yassin al-Yasiri and his Iranian counterpart Abdul Reza Rahmani Fazli signed a memorandum of understanding on Saturday to open the border crossing point between the two countries.
Fadli said at a press conference during his meeting with his Iraqi counterpart Yassin Al-Yasiri, that according to the memorandum of understanding signed visas between the two countries have been canceled and the level of services and facilities in other areas will increase, especially for visitors Arba'een, according to the news agency "Fars".
He added that according to the memorandum of understanding, security in the border areas will also be strengthened, describing cooperation between the Iranian and Iraqi interior ministries as "continuously improving."
The Iranian minister praised the cooperation of the Iraqi government, pointing out that President Hassan Rouhani "pursued many issues, including the 40th visit, during his visit to Baghdad.
He pointed out that today's meeting was in accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding, which covered all issues such as bilateral relations, security, borders and police relations. Finished 25 N