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Iran, Pakistan discuss bilateral ties, regional security

Islamabad, Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad-Javad Zarif held talks with his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Friday to enhance bilateral cooperation, achieve regional peace and stability.

During the meeting, the two ministers discussed ways to enhance Tehran-Islamabad cooperation and strengthen relations.

The two dignitaries discussed regional peace and stability. Foreign Minister Zarif on the occasion conveyed best wishes of the Iranian leadership for success of new government under Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Iranian Foreign Minister had arrived in Islamabad a day earlier on a two-day visit. The Iranian minister is the first top foreign diplomat to visit Pakistan after the new government came into power earlier this month.

It is pertinent to mention that this is Zarif's eighth visit to Pakistan since he became the foreign minister in 2013.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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