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Iran, Iraq Sign Military MoU

Iran, Iraq Sign Military MoUIran, Iraq Sign Military MoU

Iran and Iraq signed an agreement on Sunday to step up military cooperation and the fight against terrorism and extremism.

Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehqan and his Iraqi counterpart, Erfan al-Hiyali, signed a memorandum of understanding in Tehran, which also covered border security, logistics and training, IRNA reported.

Boosting cooperation and exchanging experiences in fighting terrorism and extremism, ensuring border security, and extending educational, logistical, technical and military support are among the provisions of this memorandum.

Iran-Iraq ties have improved since Iraqi dictator Saddam was ousted in 2003.

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