Tehran, Dec 12, IRNA-Iran and Iraq on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to remove landmines in infested fields in the two countries.
According to the MoU, the two countries will exchange information on sites where landmines have been planted, set up a committee to speed up the clearing of landmines and train technical personnel to do the job.
The deal was signed by the advisor and special envoy of Iraqi Defense Minister Lieutenant General Youssef Vadi Al-Emara and the head of Iran's Landmine Removal Center affiliated to the Defense Ministry Hossein Vaziri.
The Iraqi official and his accompanying delegation, during their five-day stay in Iran, held talks with Iranian Defense Minister Mostafa Mohammad Najjar.
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