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Iran Will Be Elevated in Pakistan Foreign Policy

Iran Will Be Elevated in Pakistan Foreign Policy Iran Will Be Elevated in Pakistan Foreign Policy
In his victory speech, the former cricket star-turned-politician said his party is keen on closer relations with Iran and expressed willingness to help restore the strained Iran-Saudi relations

Iran is an important player in the region and Islamabad is expected to forge special relations with the country under Imran Khan, who is set to become the next prime minister of Pakistan, says a senior analyst.  
"Iran will have a special place in the country's foreign policy," Rahimullah Yusufzai, a veteran Pakistani journalist and expert on political affairs, told IRNA in an interview published on Saturday. 
"As Imran Khan said in his first speech after his party's victory, the government under his rule intends to cooperate with the Islamic Republic of Iran, Afghanistan, India, Saudi Arabia and the United States," he said, referring to Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party’s win in last month’s general election. In his victory speech, the former cricket star-turned-politician said his party is keen on closer relations with Iran and expressed willingness to help restore the strained Iran-Saudi relations. 
 

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