Deputy Foreign Minister for Consular, Parliamentary and Iranian Expatriates Affairs Hassan Qashqavi said here on Tuesday that Tehran is ready to foster border cooperation with other countries.
News ID: 60419
Publish Date: 07October 2014 - 14:00
Qashqavi made the remarks in a meeting attended by several foreign ambassadors and charge d'affaires residing in Tehran.
He underscored that Iran is ready to sign cooperation agreements with other countries aimed at tackling organized, human trafficking and cyber crimes to foster border ties in coastal and offshore areas.
So far Iran has inked several agreements with a number of countries on extradition of prisoners and transfer of inmates, he added.
The Islamic Republic of Iran is considered as a powerful country in the region in terms of defensive, military and security capabilities, Qashqavi said.
Iran acts independentally in oil, gas and petrochemical industry, he said, adding that the country has localized its science.
Iran has also gained significant achievements in the fields of medicine, stem cells, nanotechnology and biotechnology, Qashqavi added.