Pak-Iran task force formed to strengthen security cooperation

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ISLAMABAD, March 26 (APP): Pakistan and Iran on Saturday decided to constitute a high level task force to further strengthen security cooperation between the two countries.The task force has been constituted under the supervision of the interior ministers of the two countries as a way forward to further cement relations and identify mutual areas of concerns, besides recommending measures for effective redressal of those issues, said a press release.The two sides also reaffirmed their commitment to work hand in  hand for achieving shared objectives, and for ensuring peace and security in the region.It was agreed to enhance mutual cooperation in the area of  security with greater interaction among law-enforcing agencies and intelligence sharing for effective border management, controlling trans-border crimes, including drugs trafficking and human smuggling.