Oct 30, 2018, 3:07 PM
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Iran, Iraq sign MoU on aviation cooperation

Tehran, Oct 30, IRNA – Iran and Iraq on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on broadening aviation cooperation between the two neighboring nations.

Director of the Public Relations Department of the Civil Aviation Organization Reza Jaafarzadeh said under the MoU the two sides will increase number of weekly flights to 120, from 91.

He said Iran and Iraq will also cooperate in flight safety and training, constant inspection by ICAO and air navigation.

According to Jaafarzadeh, the MoU was signed by Deputy Head of Iran Civil Organization for Aviation and International Affairs Morteza Dehqan and Head of Iraq Aviation Organization Ali Khalil Ebrahim.

He said they also signed two documents for cooperation in air traffic and research and rescue.

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