- Sputnik International
Get the latest news from around the world, live coverage, off-beat stories, features and analysis.

Iran, Italy Seek Greater Cooperation in Fighting Drug Trafficking,Terrorism

© AP Photo / Vahid SalemiAn Iranian official walks past a massive pile of drugs, burning behind him
An Iranian official walks past a massive pile of drugs, burning behind him - Sputnik International
Earlier two countries have signed memorandums on cooperation in the sphere of human rights and environmental issues.

MOSCOW, December 2 (Sputnik) — Iran and Italy are willing to enhance cooperation in fighting drug-trafficking and terrorism, Italian and Iranian officials said at a meeting Tuesday.

During her visit to Rome, Iranian senior official Massoumeh Ebtekar invited Italian experts and companies to participate in the 14th International Environment Exhibition scheduled next March in Iran. - Sputnik International
Iran, Italy Conclude Talks on Environmental Cooperation
"Fighting against drug trafficking and terrorism are fields on which Iran and Italy can work jointly," President of the Italian Senate Pietro Grasso said at a meeting with Secretary of the Iranian Human Rights Council Mohammad Javad Larijani in Italy, Iran's Fars News reported.

Grasso also noted that Iran is a safe place for transferring humanitarian aid.

Larijani, in turn, welcomed the proposal of the Italian colleague and called for enhancing the cooperation with the supervision of the two countries' judicial institutions, Fars News reported.

On November 30, Italy and Iran agreed on extending cooperation in the sphere of human rights at a conference "Protection of Human Rights in the Penal-Judicial System of Iran and Italy" in Rome.

Moreover, on November 26, the two countries signed a memorandum of understanding in Rome aimed at promoting cooperation on environmental issues.

To participate in the discussion
log in or register
Заголовок открываемого материала