Tehran, New Delhi can play crucial role in fighting terrorism, says Iran

Tehran: Tehran and New Delhi can play a crucial role in fighting terrorism, Iran's secretary of Expediency Council Mohsen Rezaei said.

"Iran and India can play a crucial role in fighting terrorism through strategic cooperation," Rezaei said in a meeting with Indian Ambassador to Iran Saurabh Kumar on Thursday.

Representational image. Ibnlive

Representational image. Ibnlive

He reiterated that both the countries are members of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) and they should adopt a new outlook in a bid to broaden their bilateral ties and pave the way for boosting cooperation.

The Indian ambassador said: "While strengthening the anti-terrorism dialogue, we should begin fight against terrorists."

He proposed that Iran and India should play an effective role in going to war on terrorism through strategic cooperation.

"We are also emphasizing that the economic, cultural and also independent relations between the two countries should be strengthened," Kumar said.


Updated Date: Mar 11, 2016 14:44 PM

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