Iran, Turkey call for continued fight against terrorism, organized crime

Iranian deputy interior minister held a telephone conversation with Undersecretary of Turkey’s Ministry of Interior Muhterem Ince to urge the continuation of fight against terrorism and organized crime.

During the telephone call on Sunday, the two sides voiced satisfaction over the expansion of bilateral ties, and called for the continuation of cooperation in the fight against terrorism and organized crime in the region.

They also highlighted the need for a closer monitoring of shared borders, especially during critical times in an effort to prevent any terrorist act from taking place.

Iranian Deputy Interior Minister for Security and Police Affairs, Hossein Zolfaghari, also called for Turkey’s assistance in the arrest and extradition of fugitives, including those who have committed fraud and fled to Turkey.