The Coast Guard officials of Iran and Oman held the third meeting on maritime security in Muscat, news sources reported.

Iran PressMiddle East: In this meeting, cooperation and coordination of maritime security between the two sides were discussed.

The Omani side was headed by Ali bin Saif al-Muqbeli, the country's Coast Guard police chief, and the Iranian side was led by Hassan Kargar, the Iranian border police deputy commander.

Every year, the Iranian and Omani navies, the police and the Coast Guard hold joint naval exercises to secure the maritime borders.

In 2019, following the visit of the Iranian military delegation to Muscat, the two countries signed a memorandum of understanding on military cooperation. 219