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Pakistan, Iran join hands to battle common threat



Pakistan, Iran join hands to battle common threat

Pakistan and Iran have joined forces to combat terrorism, with both nations agreeing to implement measures aimed at curbing extremist organizations within their borders. The decision emerged from a meeting between Pakistani Interior Minister Mohsin Naqvi and his Iranian counterparts, Ahmad Vahidi and Amin-Hossein Rahimi, respectively.

According to a statement from the Pakistani Interior Ministry, the discussions resulted in a collaborative plan of action to address the menace of terrorism while enhancing mutual support and intelligence sharing between the two countries.

Additionally, the statement revealed intentions to expedite the signing of a security agreement between Pakistan and Iran.

In a bid to foster stronger bilateral ties, Pakistan and Iran have also agreed to waive fines levied on their respective nationals incarcerated in each other’s territories. Moreover, both nations pledged to bolster cooperation in border management, particularly in combating smuggling and drug trafficking activities.

The agreement comes amidst a visit by Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi to Pakistan, leading a high-level delegation, from April 22 to 24.