Iraq, Iran to discuss joint measures against coronavirus threat, says Border Security Chief

Iraq, Iran to discuss joint measures against coronavirus threat, says Border Security Chief
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Iraqi authorities plan to invite Iranian Health Minister Saeed Namaki for talks about the situation related to the spread of COVID-19 in Iranian cities and efforts to stop the virus’s spread into Iraq, Omar Al-Waili, chief of Iraq’s Border and Ports Authority, has said, APA reports citing Sputnik.

“In a meeting with Iran’s ambassador to Iran, the special commission on the fight against the coronavirus in Iraq has agreed to send an invitation to Iran’s minister of health to Baghdad to discuss recent developments and measures taken in connection with the coronavirus,” al-Waili said in a press statement.

“Based on this meeting, the commission will make decisions on which health measures to take,” the statement added.

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