Oct 17, 2018, 6:38 PM
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Zarif talks with Pakistani counterpart on Iran border guards

Tehran, Oct 17, IRNA - Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a phone conversation with his Pakistani counterpart, traced the fate of the border forces of Iran, who had been abducted by terrorist groups at the border crossing point 103 in Mirjaveh and taken to Pakistan.

Mohammad Javad Zarif called for urgent measures by the Pakistani government to ensure the safety and health of the kidnapped border guards and to identify and arrest the elements of the terrorist incident, in accordance with the previous understandings and dialogues, in the course of this dialogue, emphasizing the need to ensure and enhance the security of the common borders between the two countries and the rapid return of all these border guards to Iran.

Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, with the extreme condemnation of this anti-human terrorist group and deeply regretted the incident, said, “All Pakistan facilities serve the necessary steps to find and arrest the elements of the incident and freedom and security of Iranian border guards.”

“These terrorist groups are considered enemies of the two nations, and the government of Iran and Pakistan, which are trying to disturb the friendly relations between the two neighboring countries,” said Pakistan's Foreign Minister.


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