Tehran, Baghdad sign deal boosting cooperation
Orient Net | 2017-07-23 20:58 Damascuss
Iranian news agencies reported that the memorandum of understanding signed by the two regimes’ defense ministers on July 23 also covers border security, technical and military support, and logistics and training.
Iran and Iraq fought a bloody 1980-88 war during the reign of Iraqi president Saddam Hussein. But bilateral ties have improved after Hussein was ousted in 2003 by the US and a government led by Shia Muslims took power in Baghdad.