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Iran security chief calls on Iraq PM to expel terrorist groups from KRG

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani (L) and Iraqi Prime Minister Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi meet in Tehran on September 12, 2021

The top Iranian security official has called on the visiting Iraqi prime minister to expel the terrorist groups from the Iraqi Kurdistan region.

Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani, Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) of Iran met with visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi in Tehran on Sunday.

In the meeting, the top Iranian security official described the growing movements of terrorist groups that have bases in the Iraqi Kurdistan region as a matter of concern and a threat to the security of shared borders between Iran and Iraq and stressed the need for their immediate disarmament and expulsion from Iraq.

Admiral Shamkhani further linked the terrorist movements to the new US security doctrine in the region that will not only not contribute to security and stability but will also exacerbate the crisis and intensify insecurity in the region.

 

Source: Mehr

 

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