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Iran, Pakistan military leaders agree to enhance defence cooperation

Army chief Qamar Bajwa and ranian Chief of General Staff discussed wide range of issues including Afghanistan situation.
Published 13 Oct, 2021 10:37pm

RAWALPINDI: Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa says Pakistan and Iran are two brotherly countries and their close cooperation is vital for regional peace and stability.

He was talking to Iranian Chief of General Staff Major General Mohammad Bagheri, who called on him in Rawalpindi today [Wednesday].

During the meeting, a wide range of issues including Afghanistan situation, regional security and border management particularly fencing along Pak-Iran Border were discussed.

They agreed on further enhancing defence cooperation, work together for regional peace and unified response to terrorism, the common enemy.

During delegation level meeting, Iranian delegation was given a comprehensive regional security appraisal and operational update besides briefing on Training Regime of Pakistan Army.

The delegation was also apprised about the collaboration with friendly countries and conduct of various joint military exercises.

The Iranian CGS expressed his desire for further strengthening military to military ties particularly in counter terrorism and training domains.

The visiting dignitary also laid floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada and prayed for Martyrs of Pakistan.

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