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Tehran, Islamabad Confer on Border Security Issues

Iranian FM due today on 4-day visit Iran's foreign minister arrives in Pakistan on ties
Kenny Thornton | 12 March, 2018, 20:35

He will also address Pakistan-Iran business conference.

Zarif made the remarks during his meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi here, said a statement by the Prime Minister's Office.

Addressing the forum, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said in the seventy-year friendship both Pakistan and Iran stood by each other in hard times.

Upon his arrival, the Iranian foreign minister said Iran pursues "free bilateral trade" with the neighboring South Asian country.

While addressing the Pak-Iran Business Forum on Monday, the Iranian foreign minister shared that there has been a 50 per cent increase in trade between Pakistan and Iran since a year ago.

For his part, Abbasi expressed Pakistan's desire to enhance mutually beneficial economic cooperation with Iran including bilateral trade, investments and commercial interaction, according to the statement.

Tom Brady Gaping, Bloody Injury Revealed ... Stitched & Needled!!!
As for the 40-year-old's remaining years in the NFL, Brady reiterated that he's not ready to move on just yet. Brady did most of his damage in the fourth quarter, when he threw for 138 yards and both of his touchdowns .

Zarif further expressed hope that the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline project on which Iran has invested $2 billion will come to an ideal conclusion.

The Iran plan, dubbed the "peace pipeline", was initially created to pass through Pakistan into India but New Delhi quit the project in 2009.

Zarif also invited Pakistan and China to invest in the port of Chabahar, strategically situated at the mouth of Straits of Hormuz and said both countries will need to cooperate for ending terrorism in the region.

They also stressed the importance of increasing consular cooperation.

At the end of his last visit to Islamabad in May, the Iranian foreign minister said Tehran and Islamabad have agreed to increase cooperation to boost security at the two countries' border areas.

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