Feb 17, 2019, 2:51 PM
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Iran summons Pak envoy over SE Iran terror attack

Tehran, Feb 17, IRNA – Iranian Foreign Ministry summoned Pakistan ambassador to Iran Riffat Masood on Sunday over the recent terrorist attack in Zahedan, southeastern Iran which claimed the lives of IRGC forces and injured some others, Foreign Ministry spokesman said.

Referring to increase in terrorist measures from inside Pakistan soil, including the recent attack in Khash-Zahedan road, Iran issued its complaint, Bahram Qasemi said.

Iran expects Pak government and army to confront seriously against bases and movements of the terrorist groups active in its common borders with Iran, he added.

During the meeting, Iran underlined the fact that Pakistan government should not let terrorist groups cause insecurity, lack of confidence and pessimism between the two countries by its terrorist and inhumane acts, Qasemi noted.

Pakistan government was urged to take necessary measure to arrest those agents affiliated with the recent terrorist attack, he reiterated.

Masood also said she would convey Iran's complaint to Pakistani government.


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