Iran, Kyrgyzstan Vow Closer Security Cooperation

Top security officials from Iran and Kyrgyzstan vowed for closer political and security cooperation between the two countries.   

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani and Vice Chairman of the Security Council of Kyrgyzstan Talatbek Masadykov met in Tehran, the capital of Iran to explore avenues for the enhancement of regional and international cooperation between the two nations.

Shamkhani said that Iran and Kyrgyzstan face common interests and threats.

For his part, Masadykov voiced Kyrgyzstan’s willingness to broaden the economic, political and security interaction with Iran.

They also talked about the current situation in Afghanistan and vowed to take a concert action to ensure stability in the Taliban-controlled country.

Shamkhani said that the formation of an inclusive government involving all ethnicities is a main factor in the establishment of peace, stability, and sustainable security in Afghanistan.

Regarding Afghanistan instability, both officials say it’s necessary for the regional countries to use collective and coordinated initiatives in order to prevent humanitarian catastrophe in the country. 


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