Iran, Iraq ink MoU on border
ISNA - Iranian Students' News Agency
Mon 2 Feb 2015 - 12:19
TEHRAN (ISNA)- Iran and Iraq signed a border Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to boost border cooperation and protection.
The document was signed after the 4th meeting between border guard commanders of the two countries in Basra.
Commander of the Iranian Border Guard Units General Qassem Rezaie who is in Basra at top of a political and border guards delegation, discussed situation of hunters of the two sides and bilateral border issues with his Iraqi counterpart Abdulkarim Mostafa al-Ameri.
"We share 1600 kilometers of shared border with our friendly and neighboring country of Iraq. We have to expand (bilateral) interaction, contacts and communications to boost quality of lives of people living in borders."
Asked about the ISIL, he said, "ISIL is cancer and mercenary of the World Arrogance which has been injected to our region. If they approach Iranian borders we will turn that region into their graves."
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