Friday, October 7, 2022

Iran summon Pakistan envoy over attack on border


TEHRAN: Iran call upon the Pakistani ambassador to Tehran on Thursday, due to terrorist attack on Iranian border guards.

The attack took lives of three and injured eight others on Tuesday early morning at the main road crossing point between Iran and Pakistan known as Mirjaveh, a town in Sistan and Baluchistan province.

According to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA), Iran is protesting mainly against the terrorist attack, also this protest related actions are communicated to Pakistan Ambassador Asif Ali Khan Durrani, Sistan and Baluchistan Province.

The official projected that Iranian delegation is planning for an official visit to Pakistan in order to talk about border security with Pakistani officials.

According to sources, senior military commanders of Iran and Pakistan agreed on Friday to promote cooperation on the security of borders.

The agreement was made in a meeting in the capital Tehran between Mohammad Pakpour, commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force, and Bilal Akbar, visiting chief of General Staff of the Pakistan Army.

They emphasized on the enhancement of the military and security relations, and also stressed the importance of intelligence sharing and fighting terrorists at the border areas.


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