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Pakistani Foreign Minister,Shah Qureshi, on Monday paid a visit to his Iranian Mohammad Zarif as they pledged a closer cooperation between the two neighbours.

Iran’s state television reports that Zarif and Qureshi discussed bilateral ties as well as the latest regional and international developments.

They emphasised close cooperation of Tehran and Islamabad to de-escalate tensions in the Persian Gulf.

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Iranian president Hassan Rouhani, on Sunday, expressed the readiness of his country to foster friendly relations with all regional countries.

Rouhani called for collective efforts to ensure peace and relieve tensions in the region.

“We believe that division in the Islamic community is not beneficial to anyone and we completely welcome Pakistan’s efforts for promoting regional peace and stability in this regard,” Rouhani said.

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Qureshi assured Rouhani that his country would not be used for posing a threat to other countries, including Iran, NAN reports.

“We believe that the borders of Pakistan and Iran are the borders of peace and friendship and should remain the same,” Qureshi said.



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