Pakistan, Iran agree to enhance border cooperation

Pakistan and Iran Monday agreed to enhance mutual cooperation and coordination to fight terrorism, narcotics and human smuggling.

Islamabad: Pakistan and Iran Monday agreed to enhance mutual cooperation and coordination to fight terrorism, narcotics and human smuggling.

Pakistani and Iranian border officers met at Mirjava, the Iranian border city to discuss issues relating to the 900-km-long porous border, Dawn online reported.

The meeting came after improvement of ties and end to blame game between the two neighbours over border issues.

The two sides discussed all ways and means to jointly battle terrorism, narcotics and human smuggling.

Both countries agreed to enhance cooperation in terms of intelligence sharing to combat terrorism.

The two sides decided to double their efforts to ensure legal movement at the border.

It was also decided to ensure holding of mutual meetings to remove misunderstandings and improve better coordination, sources said.

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