Iran wants to strengthen defense cooperation with Iraq, Brigadier General Aziz Nasirzadeh, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, said during a meeting with the President of the Higher Military Educational Institution of the Iraqi Defense University, Lieutenant General Saad Mizher Mohsen Al-Alaq, Mehr reports.
According to him, the region in which the two countries are located is of paramount importance, they also have a large supply of energy resources, which led some politicians in the world to the idea of exploiting the resources of the countries.
He noted that ensuring the security and interests of the two countries requires the cooperation of both sides, adding that increased interaction will also strengthen economic cooperation.
The Iraqi side, for its part, noted that it is necessary to strengthen the joint cooperation of all countries in the region in the fight against terrorism.
Al-Alaq also noted that an information exchange center was established between Iraq, Iran, Syria and Russia to intensify their cooperation in the international arena.