Latest: Iran, Pakistan to bring peace, stability to region through cooperation: Raeisi
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Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi (R) shakes hand with General Syed Asim Munir, Pakistan’s Chief of the Army Staff, as they met in Islamabad on April 22, 2024.

Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi has stressed that the Islamic Republic and Pakistan can play a major role in achieving regional peace through promotion of their bilateral ties. 

“Iran and Pakistan, by strengthening cooperation between their armed forces, can bring peace and stability to the two nations and the entire region,” Raeisi said during a meeting with General Syed Asim Munir, Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff, on Monday.

The talks between Raeisi and Munir revolved around regional peace and border security.

The two sides shared views on strengthening bilateral ties and cooperating to achieve regional stability and economic prosperity.

For his part, General Syed Asim Munir stressed the necessity for coordinated efforts along Iran-Pakistan border to prevent terrorists from jeopardizing the long-standing ties between the two neighboring countries.

He described the border between the two countries as “the border of peace and friendship.”

Heading a high-ranking politico-economic delegation, Raeisi left Tehran for Islamabad on Monday for a two-day visit.

On Monday, Raeisi met and held a joint press conference with Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif. He also participated in a joint session of the two country’s high-ranking delegations.

Raeisi also met and held talks with his Pakistani counterpart Asif Ali Zardari, during which they discussed bilateral ties and issues of mutual interest.

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