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Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has quoted Pakistani officials as saying five of the twelve Iranian border guards who had been abducted by terrorists near the Pakistani border have been released.
The spokesman for the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) blamed the Saudi regime for the recent abduction of Iranian border guards near the Pakistani border and said last year, about 50 attacks to kidnap the country’s border guards were foiled.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi in Islamabad over several issues including the release of Iranian border guards abducted by Pakistan-based terrorists.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will head to Pakistan on Tuesday night to pursue the fate of Iranian border guards recently abducted and taken to the Pakistani territory.
Iran’s intelligence minister says three terrorist groups have been smashed in the country’s south-western Khuzestan province and 15 people detained in connection with the cells before they could carry out an attack on Shiite pilgrims.
Iran’s foreign ministry says freedom of abducted border guards is the first test for Pakistan’s newly elected Prime Minister Imran Khan regarding Tehran-Islamabad ties.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Islamabad has vowed to increase its military presence on the joint borders with Iran to tighten security following the recent abduction of Iranian border guards and their transfer to Pakistan.
Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri called on Pakistan to push for the release of the Iranian border guards who have been kidnapped at a border post and taken into Pakistan.