[size=36]Iraq and Iran sign a memorandum of understanding including the opening of the outlet Mundhiriya[/size]
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The Iranian Interior Minister, Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli, announced Saturday the signing of a memorandum of understanding with Iraq, including the opening of the port of Muntheriyah-Khosravi border between the two countries.
"During a meeting with his Iraqi counterpart Yassin al-Yassiri, a memorandum of understanding was signed including the abolition of entry visas between the two countries," Fadhli said in a statement reported by Fars News Agency. Especially for the visitors of the Arbaeen of Imam Hussein, peace be upon him. "
He added that "according to the memorandum of understanding will strengthen security in the border areas as well," describing the cooperation between the Ministries of Interior in Iran and Iraq as "they are constantly improving."
He continued: "During the past years we have seen appropriate cooperation in the fields of security and border trade exchange and in the 40th visit season."
He explained that "the President of the Republic followed several issues, including the 40th visit, during his visit to Baghdad, and we will witness the opening of the border port of Khosravi as well as the abolition of visas and the strengthening of services and facilities in other areas."
"Today's meeting was in accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding covering all issues such as bilateral relations, security, borders and police relations," Fadhli said, describing the MoU as "a major step towards enhancing cooperation, consolidating relations and improving conditions in both countries and their provinces."
Interior Minister Yassin al-Yasiri arrived in Tehran on Saturday.
He was received at the airport by Iran's Interior Ministry Assistant for Economic Affairs and Regional Development Babik Dean Brest.
Dean Brest welcomed the arrival of the Iraqi Minister of Interior, expressing his hope that the visit will provide the ground for further strengthening relations between the two countries in various fields, including providing the necessary preparations for the participation of millions of visitors in the ceremony of Imam Hussein (p).
The Iraqi interior minister will meet this afternoon with his Iranian counterpart Abdul Reza Rahmani Fazli.