Iran, Kyrgyzstan agree to cooperate on security issues

Xinhua News Agency | Sep 13, 2019 at 9:27 AM

TEHRAN, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) -- Iran and Kyrgyzstan have signed a security cooperation deal, Tasnim news agency reported on Friday.

The agreement was signed by Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli and his Kyrgyz counterpart Kashkar Junushaliev in Bishkek on Thursday.

During the meeting, both ministers voiced readiness to enhance security cooperation and discussed mutual efforts for protecting regional stability as well as the fight against drug trafficking and extremism.

Rahmani Fazli arrived in Bishkek for a two-day visit to hold talks with senior Kyrgyz officials.