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Pakistan Army Chief meets Iranian counterpart and others in Tehran

Pakistan Army Chief meets Iranian counterpart and others in Tehran visit. He has landed there yesterday.

During meeting with Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri, expansion of bilateral defense cooperation dsicussed.

According to Iranian media, COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa is leading a high-ranking delegation.

They met Commander of Iran’s Army Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi on Monday morning.

Pakistan Army Chief meets

Notably, Pakistani and Iranian senior officials reviewed the avenues regarding strengthening bilateral relations in the military as well as security affairs.

Furthermore, they also discussed maintaining security of borders, preventing the activities of terrorist groups, and promoting border trade exchange.

Both sides also exchanged views on convergence among Islamic countries.

COAS Bajwa also meets Shamkhani

Meanwhile, he also called onIran National Security head Shamkhani.

ISPR Press Release

COAS met Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Admiral Ali Shamkhani and Army Chief Major General Abdul Rahim Mousavi.

Regional security environment and bilateral defence cooperation discussed.

Backgrounder

Pakistan and Iran have a history of close ties. Particularly, military to military relations also remain strengthened.

Specially, Pakistan Army Chief Bajwa has visited Iran first in November 2017.

COAS visit signals Pakistan want better relations with Iran: The News

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