Iraq, Iran sign deal to strengthen border security
Corporal Ahmed Rasheed
BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraq and Iran signed a border security deal on Wednesday. According to Baghdad, the measure is primarily aimed at strengthening Iraq’s border with the Kurdistan region. Threat para su seguridad.
The joint security agreement includes adjustments to “protect the common borders between the two countries and strengthen cooperation in various security areas,” the Iraqi Prime Minister’s Office communiqué said.
Iran’s Supreme National Security Council secretary Ali Shamkhani signed the agreement with Iraq’s national security adviser Qasim al-Araj in the presence of Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Al-Sudani, according to the prime minister’s office. . .
“En virtud del acuerdo de security signed, Iraq se compromete a no permitir que armedo groups utilizin su territorio en la region del Kurdistán iraquí para lanzar ataques bordererizos contra su vecino Irán”, funcionario de seguridad iraquí que asistió a lafirma.
La frontera volvoí a estar en el punto de mira Last year, the cuando la Guardia Revolucionaria irání launched a missile and drone strike against an Iranian Kurdish group based in northern Iraq, sparked by the death of a woman. accused them of encouraging protests. se encontraba bajo custodia political.
Iran’s Minister of Foreign Relations, Hossein Amiravdrahian, said in Tehran, “Shamkhani’s actual visit to Iraq has been planned for four months, and he will discuss issues related to armed groups in northern Iraq.” The Islamic Republic of Iran does not accept any threat from Iraqi territory, he added.
Iran has also accused Kurdish militants of collaborating with its arch-nemesis Israel, and is often concerned about the alleged presence of Israeli spy agency Mossad in Iraq’s Kurdish Autonomous Region. is expressed.
Last year, Iran’s intelligence ministry said a sabotage team detained by security forces was planning to blow up a “classified” center of the defense industry in the city of Isfahan, Kurdish militants working for Israel. asserted that it was.
(Report de Ahmed Rasheed y la redacción de Dubai; escrito por Ahmed Rasheed y Ahmed Tolba; editado en español por Carlos Serrano)