Iran Urges Promotion of Defense, Security Cooperation with Pakistan
- December, 21, 2022 - 11:59
- Politics news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Highlighting the impact of cooperation between Iran and Pakistan on the security along the common border, Iran’s highest-ranking military commander called for the expansion of security and defense ties with the neighboring state.
In a telephone conversation on Tuesday, Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri congratulated General Asim Munir on taking charge as Pakistan’s new army chief.
Stressing the need to promote defense and security cooperation between Tehran and Islamabad, Major General Baqeri said the expansion of defense relations between the two neighbors will strengthen security along the common border.
The two commanders also weighed plans for continued cooperation between Iran and Pakistan in ensuring border security, the fight against terrorist groups, the expansion of economic activities in the border regions, and turning the common border into the border of friendship and fraternity.