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President of Iran Hassan Rouhani said that Pakistan and Iran are neighbors and brotherly countries

ISLAMABAD:President of Iran Hassan Rouhani said that Pakistan and Iran are neighbours and brotherly countries linked through centuries of closed historic cultural and people to people linkages and their role would remain central in promoting peace, stability and economic development in this important region.

Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan on Saturday had a telephone conversation with President of Iran Hassan Rouhani as part of his contacts to brief important regional countries and their leadership about the regional situation.
Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan underscored the role of important brotherly countries like Iran to help in this situation. The Prime Minister also thanked the Iranian leadership for their consistent and principled support for the people of Jammu and Kashmir.
He also briefed the Iranian president about the latest situation vis a vis India, and Pakistan’s untiring efforts to defuse the situation through dialogue, and for improving bilateral relations with India.

PM Imran Khan and  President of Iran reiterated the importance of strengthening bilateral relations. Both sides looked forward to the visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan to Iran in the near future.

They agreed that the visit would help deepen bilateral coordination and cooperation, according to PTI official Twitter handle.

PM Imran Khan expressed his heartfelt condolences on the recent terrorist attack in which 27 Iranian guards were killed. Both leaders agreed on the need for closer cooperation among the two intelligence agencies in combating terrorism.

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