Jan 28, 2016, 3:04 PM
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Pakistan says in touch with both Iran, Saudi Arabia

Islamabad, Jan 28, IRNA – Pakistan Foreign Ministry spokesperson says Iran and Saudi Arabia have appreciated Pakistan’s initiative to reduce tensions between them and Islamabad is in touch with both.

At his weekly news briefing in Islamabad on Thursday, Qazi Khalilullah refused to comment on Saudi Foreign Affairs Minister Adel al Jubeir’s remarks in which he denied Pakistan’s role as a mediator.

“I will not comment on media reports and speculations but let me reiterate that Pakistan considers efforts for unity among the Muslim Ummah as a sacred duty,” he said.

He added that leaders of both Iran and Saudi Arabia have appreciated Pakistan’s initiative to reduce tensions between them. “We are in touch with both countries and our offices remain available to them,” he said.
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