Call for Increased Iran-Pak Security Coop.

Call for Increased Iran-Pak Security Coop.Call for Increased Iran-Pak Security Coop.

Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli and Pakistani Prime Minister’s Advisor for Security Affairs Nasir Khan Janjua called for expansion of security relations between the two countries, especially in fighting terrorism. In a meeting in Tehran on Tuesday, the two officials also explored avenues for bolstering bilateral collaboration in the campaign against organized crime and drug trafficking, Fars News Agency reported. Fazli said terror groups, including the self-styled Islamic State terrorist group, are a common threat to all countries of the region. The Iranian minister called for cooperation between Tehran and Islamabad in ensuring border control. “Iran sees the economic development of border areas with Pakistan as a precondition to sustainable security,” Fazli said. Janjua said terrorism is the “common enemy” of both Tehran and Islamabad, and underlined Pakistan’s commitment to boosting wide-ranging relations with