Iran, Pakistan vow to broaden defense coop.

TEHRAN, Nov. 07 (MNA) – Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said the above statement in his meeting with Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa and noted “respect to the territorial integrity and national sovereignty of regional countries is of integral principle of Iran’s foreign policy.”

He pointed to the development of bilateral cooperation between Iran and Pakistan in line with maintaining and improving defense capability of the two countries and said “Iran considers security in Pakistan as its security.”

Turning to the regional and international developments, he said “the two neighboring countries of Iran and Pakistan will make their utmost efforts to enhance and improve defense capabilities.”

Hatami further pointed to the plots waged by US and Zionist regime in the region and said “US and usurper regime of Israel are the largest and most dangerous sponsors of terrorism in the region. Extremism is the brainchild of US wrong policies.”

Iran’s resistance against implementation of cruel plans of US and Zionist regime in the region is the main reason behind exerting pressure against Iran, he said, adding “Islamic Republic of Iran will use all its potentials and capabilities to safeguard security of the region and territorial integrity of countries.”

For his part, Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa pointed to the historical, religious and cultural commonalities of the two countries of Iran and Pakistan and said “Pakistan attaches great importance to the Islamic Republic of Iran with ancient history and civilization.”

Fighting against terrorism and insecurity in borders of the two countries is of main priorities of Pakistan, he said, adding “it is hoped that chaos and insecurity will be eliminated at borders of the two countries completely.”

In the end, Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff pointed to the capability of Islamic countries and emphasized on the necessity of establishing unity and amity between Islamic and world countries for solving problems. Solidarity of Muslim countries in the current sensitive situation is of paramount importance and it is hoped that Muslim nations can overcome their problems in the best form possible.”


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    • Sami 16:32 - 2017/11/07
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      Iran & Pakistan should work closely as both countries have same enemies