TEHRAN (Press Shia) – While Iran has launched close cooperation with the international community in combatting cybercrimes, it has not received the necessary reciprocal support from outside, a top commander said.

Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the 6th Eurasian Working Group Meeting on Cybercrime for Heads of Units, held in Tehran on Tuesday, Iranian Police Commander Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari highlighted the country’s cooperation with the international community in the war on cybercrimes.

The commander complained that international organizations, however, have failed to provide sufficient support for Iran.

“Iran has always worked in good cooperation for handling the international cases, but the assistance of the international circles has not unfortunately matched Iran’s cooperation,” he deplored.

The general then pointed to the growing capabilities of the Iranian Cyber Police and its successful operations in recent years, saying Iran has helped in detection of international terrorist networks and gangs.

He further hailed the results of regular meetings among cyber police commanders of the Asian and European countries, saying such gatherings would enhance police capabilities in tackling organized crimes in the cyber space.

The 1st Eurasian Working Group on Cybercrime for Heads of Units was held in Singapore in 2013, attended by commanders from more than 40 countries from the European, Central Asian, Asian and South Pacific regions.