MESOP SOUTH KURDISTAN (IRAQ) : KRG would not allow any group to carry cross-border sabotage against Iran: Sanjari

16 Aug 2016 – MESOP  – Kurdistan Region’s Interior Minister Karim Sinjari appreciated Iran’s support for the region in different areas, saying Iran has always been a reliable friend for Kurdistan Administration.Sinjari made the remarks on Sunday in a meeting in Tehran with Iran Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani, IRNA reported.

Visiting Sinjari said that Iraqi Kurdistan Administration attaches special significance to security at the joint border with Iran. He added that they will not allow any group to carry cross-border sabotage.

He said that Iraqi Kurdistan Administration would honor commitment to safeguard security at the joint borders with Iran.

Shamkhani, for his side, stated that Iraqi Kurdistan Administration must ensure border security with the Islamic Republic of Iran. Shamkhani said that the traditional counter-revolutionary elements have been involved in cross-border sabotage operations along the Iranian border with Iraqi Kurdistan Region and that they enjoy intelligence support from the regional and trans-regional intelligence agencies.

Shamkhani made clear that Iranian support for Iraqi Kurdistan Administration has been in the context of friendship with the Iraqi central government and has never stopped during tough times.