Interior Minister: Iran, Iraq need to boost security, peace
Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani-Fazli in a phone call with his Iraqi counterpart Othman Al-Ghanimi said that the security and peace must be strengthened for the two nations, Trend reports citing IRNA.
The Iranian top diplomat expressed the hope that at the upcoming meeting the two sides would ink the security MoU that had been prepared.
He underlined that the two states can cooperate to fight against terrorism, organized crime, and drug trafficking.
He further noted that the police of the countries can collaborate to maintain security of borders.
The Iraqi Minister of Interior, Othman Al-Ghanimi, for his part, said that two states can cooperate in the areas of security, political and economic health.
Security between the two countries is largely established, he said, adding that the two sides must not allow their lands to be used against the neighboring states.