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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 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-Commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has called for better services and welfare facilities for Pakistani pilgrims as they cross Iran to attend the Arba’een religious gathering in Iraq.
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.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi to follow up on conditions of Iranian border guards who were abducted and transferred to Pakistan by terrorists on Tuesday.
IRGC chief-commander says the Iranian border guards who were kidnapped by Pakistan-based terrorists on Tuesday had been made unconscious beforehand by an insider.