Iran and North Korea have signed a scientific and technological co-operation agreement.
Iran’s state TV said the agreement was signed today in Tehran in the presence of Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and North Korea’s number two, Kim Yong Nam. State TV did not provide further details on the document.
Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told Kim that the Islamic Republic and North Korea have common enemies and that both should resist threats and pressures to reach their goals.
Both countries are bitter enemies of the US and the West. Iranian and North Korean officials have said in the past that their nations are in “one trench” in the fight against the Western powers.