Iranian Interior Minister Ahmed Wahidi and his Turkish counterpart Suleiman Soylu signed a memorandum of understanding on security during a meeting in Tehran on Wednesday. Iran’s Press TV reported on Thursday. News from AFP.
After the meeting, Wahidi told reporters, “We had a very good discussion.” The relationship between the two countries is very strong and deep.
He added that they discussed the possibility of further joint cooperation in all areas, including the fight against terrorism, international crime, arms smuggling, cross-border transactions and other activities, and immigration control.
Soelu described relations between Turkey and Iran as “not only diplomatic, but also friendly and fraternal.”
He added that both Iran and Turkey are committed to fighting illegal immigration in the wake of the hasty withdrawal of US and NATO forces from Afghanistan.
The Turkish minister said there should be more talks between Turkey and Iran on the fight against terrorism, smuggling and drugs.