Tehran, Islamabad cooperating to secure release of Iranian border guards

Islamabad, Oct 25, IRNA – Pakistani Foreign Ministry Spokesman Mohammed Faisal announced that Tehran and Islamabad are cooperating to secure the release of Iranian border guards.

Faisal told the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) in a press conference on Thursday that local commanders of both Iran and Pakistan are in contact on borders as military officials are in cooperation in that connection.

On October 15, Iran announced terrorists had kidnapped the Iranian forces, including local Basij volunteer forces and border guards, near the town of Mirjaveh on the Pakistani border in southeastern Iran.

Jaish al-Adl Terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the act. In this regard, there has been contact between the Directors General (Military Operations) of Iran and Pakistan.

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