Iraqi National Security Advisor Visits Tehran for Talks on Border Security with Iran

(MENAFN) Qassem Al-Araji, the national security advisor of Iraq, has arrived in Tehran to engage in discussions regarding border security between the two countries. In a statement on Facebook, Al-Araji confirmed that he is leading a security delegation and stated that the visit is taking place under the direction of the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces. The purpose of the talks is to explore measures aimed at enhancing the security of the Iraq-Iran borders.

Earlier, on orders from Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammad Sudani, Al-Araji had traveled to Sulaymaniyah to assess the implementation of a security agreement between Iran and Iraq specifically pertaining to border security. The office of Al-Araji issued a statement, highlighting that the visit to Sulaymaniyah was in line with the directives of the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces and aimed to discuss the procedural aspects of the security agreement between the two neighboring countries.

The timing of this visit follows a warning issued by Iran to the Iraqi government, urging the implementation of the previously signed security agreement that addresses border security concerns. It is evident that both Iran and Iraq are prioritizing the need to fortify their shared borders and ensure the safety and stability of the region.



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