Jan 19, 2019, 5:36 PM
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Iran-Turkey subcommittee on border security convenes

Ankara, Jan 19, IRNA – The 48th subcommittee of Iran and Turkey on border security convened in Turkish border province of Hakkari on Saturday.

The Iranian delegation was headed by Alireza Mohammadi Zadeh, the governor-general of West Azarbaijan province, and the Turkish delegation was headed by Hakkari Governor Idris Akbiyik, according to a statement by Hakkari governorate.

During the subcommittee session, the two sides discussed obstacles on the way of border trade, and ways to resolve them, the statement said.

The statement added that the two delegations also signed a protocol but it failed to elaborate on the details of it.

It said the two sides underlined the need for further cooperation and good neighborliness.

Iran and Turkey discuss border issues in committees and subcommittees as well as ministerial meetings regularly to promote border cooperation particularly in the area of security.

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