Egypt, Turkey Sign Memorandum on Security Cooperation

Published May 23rd, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

Egypt and Turkey signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on bilateral security cooperation following talks between Egypt's interior minister Habib Al-Adli and his Turkish counterpart Sadettin Tanatan in Cairo on Sunday, reported Iran News Agency (IRNA) Monday.  

The agency added that the MOU expresses the desire of both countries to strengthen cooperation between police and security authorities through exchange of information, joint training and combating drug trafficking.  

The two ministers discussed ways for effective implementation of bilateral security agreements and protocols and the most effective way to fight international terrorism, said IRNA.  

IRNA said that the two sides underlined the necessity to expand cooperation to combat drug smuggling through international borders and regional waters and to exchange experience and academic researches -  



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