Pakistan and Iran agreed deal to boost border security

Vastavam web:Pakistan and Iran today agreed not to let their territories be used for terrorism against each other as the two neighbouring countries signed an MoU to improve border security management, a media report said.Pakistan shares a 900-kilometre-long border with Iran which in the recent months has expressed concern over militants operating along the Pakistani border.The joint proposals pertaining to border situation, security matters, immigration and border trade between the two countries were discussed, Radio Pakistan reported.

The meeting expressed firm determination to check drugs smuggling, intrusion of illegal immigrants and not let use of their respective soils for terrorism against each other, the report said.In July, an Iranian drone was shot down by a Pakistan Air Force fighter jet in the restive Balochistan province.