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Larijani, Iraqi official underline security cooperation

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Baghdad, March 29, IRNA -- Iran's Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani and Iraqi National Security Advisor Muwafaq al-Rubai here on Sunday underlined the need to promote Tehran-Baghdad security cooperation and boost control along the common borders.

In the meeting, the two sides discussed pilgrimage and tourism related subjects, reaching consensus on the need for more facilities for Iranian pilgrims.

Larijani noted that the Iraqi government has taken good steps in the security sector.

Larijani arrived in Iraq last week on an unofficial and pilgrimage visit that began with a visit to the holy cities of Karbala and Najaf Ashraf.

During his visit, Larijani conferred with top Iraqi religious figures, Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, President Jalal Talibani and Abdul Aziz al-Hakim, a member of the Iraqi Governing Council.


End News / IRNA / News Code 411832

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