Iranian President praises Pakistan’s role for regional peace

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TEHRAN
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani appreciated Pakistan’s role towards regional peace, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Tuesday. The appreciation comes during a meeting with Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa who is in Iran on an official visit.
According to the military’s media wing, they also discussed regional security environment and matters of mutual interest. President Rouhani also lauded successes of Pakistan Army against terrorism. Earlier in the day, the COAS met Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Admiral Ali Shamkhani and Army Chief Major General Abdul Rahim Mousavi.
Issues pertaining to regional security environment and bilateral defence cooperation were discussed at the meeting, said a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
The army chief is in Tehran as part of Pakistan’s continuing efforts aimed at defusing tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia.

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