SEC secretary: Iran, India can cooperate to fight terrorism
Secretary of Expediency Council Mohsen Rezaei said Tehran and New Delhi can play a crucial role in fighting terrorism, IRNA reported.
Rezaei made the remarks in a meeting with Indian Ambassador to Iran Saurabh Kumar in Tehran on Thursday.
'Iran and India can play a crucial role in fighting terrorism through strategic cooperation,' Rezaei said.
He reiterated that both countries are members of the non-aligned movement (NAM) and they should adopt a new outlook in a bid to broaden their bilateral ties and pave the way for boosting cooperation.
The Indian ambassador, for his part, voiced his pleasure in his meeting with Rezaei, and said, 'While strengthening the anti-terrorism dialogue, we should begin fight against terrorists.'
He proposed that Iran and India should play an effective role in going to war with terrorism through strategic cooperation.
'We are also emphasizing that the economic, cultural and also independent relations between the two countries should be strengthened,' Kumar said.