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Stronger Tehran-Islamabad Ties Underscored

Iran and Pakistan agreed to form and station joint rapid-response forces in border areas to combat terrorism
Stronger Tehran-Islamabad Ties Underscored Stronger Tehran-Islamabad Ties Underscored

Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei underscored the need to adopt measures to strengthen ties between Tehran and Islamabad to counter hostile efforts aimed at driving a wedge between the two neighbors.   
In a meeting with Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan in Tehran on Monday, Ayatollah Khamenei pointed to the strong and historical bonds between the Iranian and Pakistani people and said, “Mutual ties have to be consolidated despite hostile efforts [to undercut them],” the Leader’s website reported. 
Referring to militant attacks on Iranian and Pakistani security forces along the common border, the Leader said, “Terrorist groups that threaten the border security are armed and funded by adversaries who aim to poison relations between the two countries.” 

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