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MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 08/05/2014
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(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Visiting iranian interior minister abdolreza rahmani-fazli has said that pakistan has agreed to joint operations against terrorists and drug traffickers in the border regions.

interior minister chaudhry nisar ali khan however said that security forces of both countries would carry out operations on their respective sides of the border.

nisar told newsmen here after holding talks with his visiting iranian counterpart abdolreza rahmani fazli that pakistan and iran have agreed to establish a hotline to resolve border issues.

he said iran pakistan and afghanistan will hold a trilateral meeting for increased security cooperation on the border.

addressing a joint press conference here with his iranian counterpart after a meeting nisar said the two sides had discussed issues of security cross-border terrorism smuggling human trafficking greater intelligence-sharing cooperation between security forces and economic relations.

nisar said he had a detailed discussion with the iranian minister on different aspects of pakistan-iran relations. “we both agreed to form a task force or commission which will put in place the entire framework for the upcoming visit of prime minister nawaz sharif to iran” nisar said.

“director-generals military operations of the two countries will also keep in touch and if there is any issue we will carry out an operation on our side of the border and iran will conduct operation on their side” he said.

iranian interior minister abdolreza rahmani fazli said he had a very good meeting with premier nawaz sharif also. it was agreed to strengthen border markets increase exchange of commodities and create more opportunities for bilateral investment. “we agreed on expanding cooperative relations and improving intelligence-sharing.”

the relationship between the two neighbouring countries has been tense in recent months after a militant group kidnapped five iranian guards. iran had claimed that the group ‘jaish-ul-adal’ had abducted the guards to pakistan in february but pakistan said the guards had not been brought to the pakistani side.

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