Pak-Iran military leaders discuss increasing military interactions

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Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Nadeem Raza met with Chief of Staff of Iran’s Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Bagheri to discuss bilateral cooperation and increasing military interactions.

Ambassador of Iran to Pakistan Seyed Mohammad Ali Hosseini stated in a tweet today that the CJCSC met with his Iranian counterpart with the objective of developing bilateral cooperation in order to create durable security in the region.

The meeting also sought to discuss increasing military interactions, joint training security cooperation between the two countries.

Earlier in June, Ambassador of Islamic Republic of Iran to Pakistan, Seyed Ali Mohammad Hosseni had called on Pakistani Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif in Islamabad.

In the meeting, the two discussed issues of mutual interest and emphasis was laid on enhancing the bilateral ties between brotherly neighboring countries. The prime minister emphasized that the two countries held historic relations and cooperation with each other that had been based upon shared geography.

The Prime Minister had in the meeting underlined that the vast potential existing in the areas of trade and economic cooperation should be tapped by overcoming barriers and exploring new avenues of collaboration.

In the regional context, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif conveyed gratitude for Iran’s consistent support on the issue of Kashmir, especially by the supreme leader. He had expressed the hope that with the continued support of the international community, the people of Kashmir would achieve their right to self-determination, in accordance with the UN Security Council resolutions and their own wishes.

Highlighting precarious humanitarian and economic situation in Afghanistan, the prime minister underlined that the people of Afghanistan should be provided access to their frozen assets. He appreciated close coordination between the two countries on the situation in Afghanistan.

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