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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks with new Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and other official in Islamabad.

The sides discussed expansion of relations in various areas and highlighted the necessity of close cooperation among the Islamic countries.

Iranian foreign minister has traveled to Islamabad to pursue the fate of Iranian border guards abducted and taken to the Pakistani territory.

During the meeting with Pakistani Foreign Minister, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Mr. Zarif appreciated Pakistan’s goodwill and efforts, reminding previous agreements made by Iranian and Pakistani political and military officials.

He also provided some strategies to boost security of borders and join operation against terrorist groups.

Shah Mehmood Qureshi, for his part, stressed on friendly and brotherly relations between Iran and Pakistan, emphasizing on enhancing cooperation and sharing information in order to relieve concerns.

 “Security of Iran is Pakistani security and we will do our best effort to relieve Iran’s security concerns on borders,” he said.

Zarif also held talks with Pakistan’s Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Jawed Bajwa at the General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi.

During the meeting, the officials exchanged views on regional security, matters of mutual interest, join cooperation on providing security to share borders, accelerating efforts and measures to recover the abducted border guards and arrest the elements behind the terrorist incident, cooperation toward peace and security in the region especially in Yemen and Afghanistan.

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