Iraq and Iran underline the importance of controlling their common border to promote
Iraq and Iran underline the importance of controlling their common border to promote trade exchanged
2016-02-15 23:32:02 | (Voice of Iraq) - Baghdad
Iraq and Iran stressed on Monday the importance of border control Mpennan that contributes to strengthening their security and the security of the region as well as increasing trade cooperation.
The Mehr News MEHR Iranian News Agency, in the news today, I followed (range Press), "The commander of the Iraqi border guards, Lt. Gen. Hamid Abdullah Ibrahim, met on Monday, the commander of the Iranian police force, General Hussein bought, in the capital, Tehran "noting that" the two sides discussed the importance of joint trade activities in enhancing the security of the borders of the two countries and regional security. "
He Gen. Buy, expressed the hope that "the meeting result with the Iraqi side on the strengthening of border security," noting that "Iran attaches great importance to strengthening security in Iraq, especially border security, as a vital factor in achieving stability in the two countries, and to increase their cooperation."
For his part, the Iraqi Border Guard commander, said that "trade between the two countries has brought about positive results," he returned to "the Iraqi side security priorities still lie in the anti-smuggling with developing the performance of border guards, as well as enhancing the security of the border crossings relations between two countries. "
It is noteworthy that there are many border crossing points between Iraq and Iran, in the provinces of Basra, Maysan, Wasit, Diyala, as well as the Kurdistan region, and that bilateral trade volume exceeded 14 billion dollars in the past in 2015.