, Friday, the Ministry of Interior confirmed the reopening of the 21st Brigade of the Border Guard forces in Sulaymaniyah Governorate on the Iraqi-Iranian zero line, while it revealed the installation of dozens of towers and cameras and a plan to establish border posts there.
The Director of Relations and Media in the Ministry, Major General Saad Maan, told the Iraqi News Agency (INA): "With the guidance of the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and with the efforts and follow-up of the Minister of Interior, there has been coordination with the Kurdistan region to reopen the 21st Border Guard Brigade in Sulaymaniyah Governorate on the border with Iran."
He added, "50 concrete towers and 40 cameras have been erected, and construction of 47 border posts will begin on the Iraqi-Iranian zero line. This work is part of the border control process, and during the next week, specialized contracting companies will be invited to submit bids and then start implementation."
And he continued, "Next week, the border cameras monitoring center will be opened, which will use 130 cameras, and work is continuing to add more, and these cameras provide monitoring from the Sinjar district and the Iraqi-Syrian borders and extend along the borders, and a large monitoring hall will be opened that exploits these cameras for security work."
The Council of Ministers decided earlier to allocate an amount of 10 billion dinars to the Ministry of Interior, to build border posts on the Iraqi-Iranian border, within the Kurdistan region; To prevent infiltration and smuggling, with the completion of outposts on the Iraqi-Turkish border.[/size]
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