2021-June-19 16:29
2021-June-8  14:20

Iranian, Iraqi Border Commanders Stress Security Cooperation

TEHRAN (FNA)- Commander of Iran's Qasr-e Shirin border regiment Colonel Jahangir Qaderi and Commander of Iraqi border police in Mandali and Khaneqein region Brigadier General Bakir Shakir Mahmoud discussed promotion of security cooperation.

Qaderi and Mahmoud reviewed the ways to develop bilateral cooperation in the field of security in joint borders.

Qaderi stressed the need to strengthen solidarity and increase engagement between the two sides and resolve border disputes.

Mahmoud, for his part, stressed development of bilateral engagement to resolve problems, and thanked the good cooperation of the Iranian border guards.

At the end of the meeting, the two commanders signed a document on cooperation between the Iranian and Iraqi border guards.

In a relevant event last month, Commander of the Border Guards of the Islamic Republic of Iran Police Brigadier-General Ahmad Ali Goudarzi, in a meeting with Iraqi border official at Sulaimaniyah in East of Iraqi Kurdistan region Ramazan Ahmed al Davoudi, exchanged views on bolstering border security.

Goudarzi stressed that the aim of the meeting was to discuss ways to prevent illegal commutation through borders.

He underlined the need to develop further cooperation in borders and hold regular meetings to maintain security in borders.

Iran has nearly 1,600 kilometers of common borders with Iraq.