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FM Zarif Meets with Pakistani PM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is on an official visit to Islamabad, has held talks with the country"s Prime Minister Imran Khan.

During the Friday meeting, the two sides discussed the most significant issues in bilateral ties as well as regional developments.

The Iranian top diplomat underlined the significance of expanding TehranIslamabad cooperation, particularly by connecting Iran"s Chabahar and Pakistan"s Gwadar ports together and taking advantage of their potential capacities as complementary ports in a bid to secure the two sides" interests.

For his part, the Pakistani prime minister referred to his April visit to Iran, and stressed his country"s interest in expanding ties with Iran and increasing the two sides" mutual cooperation along the common borders.

He also doubled down on the importance of regional peace and the need for cooperation among regional and Islamic states.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamic Republic of IRAN

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