Nationals advised exercising maximum caution while planning visit to Iraq in view of recent developments and the prevailing security situation in the region.
US Iran Tensions
Geng Shuang urges that 'all sides should earnestly abide by the purposes and principles of the UN Charter and the basic norms governing international relations.
The foreign minister said that Islamabad remains very clear on its position as the country stands for peace, stability and security in the region.
He said that Pakistan will play its role for de-escalating tensions between United States (US) and Iran.
Major General Asif Ghafoor, while talking exclusively to ARY News, Pakistan will not allow its soil to be used against anyone and play its strong role for regional peace."
BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday threatened to hit 52 Iranian sites “very hard” if Iran attacks Americans or U.S. assets after a drone strike that killed Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani and an Iraqi militia leader, as tens of thousands of people marched in Iraq to mourn their deaths. Showing no signs of seeking to ease tensions raised by the strike he ordered that killed Soleimani and Iranian-backed Iraqi militia leader Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis at Baghdad airport on Friday, Trump issued…
Iran responded by calling the offer “word-play” and asked for action instead.