Iran, Poland to Cooperate Against Organized Crime

Iran, Poland to Cooperate Against Organized CrimeIran, Poland to Cooperate Against Organized Crime

Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli and his Polish counterpart, Mariusz Blaszczak, signed a nine-article agreement to cooperate in the fight against organized crime.

In their meeting in the Polish capital Warsaw on Monday, the senior officials announced that the two states will work together against terrorism, money laundering and counterfeiting, cybercrimes, environmental offenses, as well as trafficking of illicit drugs, humans, arms and cultural goods, ISNA reported.

Under the deal, the two countries will exchange information on criminals and share knowhow on combating crimes.

Speaking in the meeting, Fazli also said the ground is prepared for engaging in economic cooperation, especially joint production of goods. "The Polish government and private sector are keen to collaborate on investment and technology transfer," he said.

Blaszczak said he is optimistic that the meeting will pave the way for further interaction. "We hope the agreement will help promote economic cooperation, which is already increasing," he said.

Also on Monday, Fazli met the Polish minister on digital affairs, Anna Strezynska, in which they discussed ways of tackling cybercrimes. Heading a high-ranking delegation, the Iranian minister arrived in Poland on Sunday as part of efforts to boost bilateral relations between Iran and the East European country in various spheres.