Iran, Indonesia stress coop. on fighting maritime terrorism

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TEHRAN, Aug. 24 (MNA) – Navy Commander Habibollah Sayyari held talks with Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs, Wiranto, on Thursday.

During the visit, held on the sidelines of the 3rd International Maritime Security Symposium in Bali, Commander Sayyari commended Indonesia for hosting the Symposium underlining that Iran attaches high importance to maritime security gatherings as the sole way to benefit from maritime sources is providing their security.

He also urged further cooperation between countries on maritime security in all parts of the world.

Sayyary also called for Tehran-Jakarta cooperation on exchange of Navy forces, fight against terror at sea and regular visits of fleets and invited Mr. Wiranto to pay an official visit to Islamic Republic.

Mr. Wiranto, for his part, hailed Iran’s participation in the event and expressed hope for fruitfulness of the conference, approving viewpoints of Rear Admiral Sayyari on maritime security and the required collective work.

He also emphasized the need to further the cooperation between Iran and Indonesia and expressed hope to visit Tehran in near future.

Commander Sayyari had earlier met with Chinese high-ranking delegation in Bali where the cooperation fields were discussed.

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