A senior Iranian security official said that the country will reopen its shared borders with the Iraqi Kurdistan on Sunday. Speaking to FNA here on Saturday, the Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Undersecretary for Home Security Mohammad Jafari said that a senior delegation from the Iraqi Kurdistan had recently paid a visit to Tehran to discuss border problems.
“After two days of talks, the two sides agreed to take the required measures to control borders and prevent entry of terrorists into Iran via the shared borders with Iraq,” Jafari said.
He also said that the Iranian and Kurdistan officials have decided to continue talks and review the adopted measures in a second meeting on October 18.
“Considering the results of the talks, Iran has decided to reopen its (shared) borders (with Iraq) as of Sunday, October 7,” the SNSC official concluded.