Pak-Iran cooperation is important for peace in the region, General Bajwa said

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Iranian chief visits GHQ, discusses defense cooperation, border fences, Afghan situation Photo: File
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Iranian chief visits GHQ, discusses defense cooperation, border fences, Afghan situation Photo: File

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Islam Abad: Army Chief Javed Bajwa has said that close Pak-Iran cooperation is important for peace and stability in the region.

According to ISPR, the Iranian Chief of General Staff visited the GHQ and met with General Qamar Javed Bajwa. During the meeting, issues of mutual interest, regional security, Afghan situation, Pak-Iran border management and fencing were discussed. The two sides agreed to work together to promote defense co-operation and promote regional peace and counter-terrorism.

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The Army Chief said that Pakistan and Iran have fraternal relations. Later, the Iranian delegation was briefed on the training issues of the Kopak Army and military cooperation and joint military exercises with friendly countries.

Expressing a desire to boost military ties, the Iranian chief of general staff said there was a need to increase co-operation in counter-terrorism and training matters.

In addition, the Iranian Chief of General Staff visited the Joint Staff Headquarters and met with General Nadeem Raza, during which the Afghan situation and counter-terrorism issues were discussed.

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