Oct 13, 2021, 2:18 PM
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Top Iranian, Pakistani Generals vow strengthening of bilateral ties

Islamabad, IRNA -- Chief of General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces and Chairman of Pakistan’s Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee have discussed regional developments, the situation in Afghanistan, strengthening of defense relations between the two countries and border cooperation.

Major General Mohammad Hossein Bagheri met with General Nadeem Raza in the garrison city of Rawalpindi on Wednesday.

The meeting was also attended by high-ranking officials of Iran and Pakistan, Ambassador of Iran to Pakistan Seyed Mohammad Ali Hosseini, and Iran’s Defense attaché Colonel Mostafa Qanbarpour.

General Bagheri and General Nadeem Raza discussed a wide range of bilateral relations between Iran and Pakistan in the field of defense, security, military, border, regional developments, including the situation in Afghanistan.

The two sides stressed the serious desire and determination to strengthen these relations and expand bilateral cooperation between the armed forces of Iran and Pakistan.

Earlier members of the high-ranking Iranian military delegation headed by Maj. Gen. Mohammad Bagheri met with Pakistan Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa at Army Headquarters.

The Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces and Pakistan’s Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee also noted the two countries' common views on regional issues, the fight against terrorism and regional peace and stability.

General Bagheri will also meet with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan later this evening.


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