Aug 31, 2018 14:10 Asia/Tehran [Updated: May 20, 2019 21:09 Asia/Tehran]
  • Iran , Pakistan FMs discuss bilateral ties

Iran FM held talks with his Pakistani counterpart to enhance bilateral cooperation, achieve regional peace and stability.

Iran Press/Asia:  During the meeting, the two ministers,Mohammad-Javad Zarif and Shah Mahmood Qureshi  discussed ways to enhance Tehran-Islamabad cooperation and strengthen relations.

During the meeting, Zarif called for expansion of bilateral, regional and international ties between the two sides, and stressed the need for closer cooperation on border security, cooperation between Chabahar and Gwadar ports, border markets, banking transactions, and establishing a tariff regime between the two countries.

The Pakistani top diplomat, for his part underscored the significance of maintaining ties with Iran, calling for the removal of any obstacle hindering the expansion of cooperation between the two countries in various fields.

The two diplomats also voiced support for the two countries’ positions on issues related to the Islamic world.

Iran FM also met and held talks with Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa in Islamabad.

Iran, Pakistan call for military cooperation


On Thursday, Zarif  met with Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan Assad Qaisar .



Iran’s top diplomat departed for Islamabad on Thursday to hold meetings with Pakistan’s new government officials and discuss expansion of bilateral cooperation between the two neighboring countries.


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