Monday, June 24, 2024

Iran-Pakistan Relations

Ayatollah Khamenei calls ties with Pakistan important, urges removal of obstacles

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei told Pakistani Prime Minister shahbaz Sharif that the recent visit of late president of Iran Ebrahim Raisi to Pakistan can serve as a turning point in relations between Tehran and Islamabad.

Pakistan declares day of mourning after Iranian president’s death

Pakistan's Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif declared a day of mourning after death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and several other officials in a helicopter crash.

Pakistan says to block any external interference on Iran gas project

Pakistan’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Muhammad Ishaq Dar has reiterated that Islamabad will deter external interference when it comes to complying with the terms of a natural gas import contract with Tehran.

Iranian president hails achievements in two-nation South Asia trip

The Iranian president, fresh from a trip to Pakistan and Sri Lanka, said on Thursday that the agreements and projects in both countries were a success.

Visiting Iranian president pays homage to Allama Iqbal in Pakistan’s Lahore

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, on the second day of his official visit to Pakistan on Tuesday, visited Lahore, home to the mausoleum of prominent Pakistani poet and philosopher, Iqbal Lahori.

Iran, Pakistan set to promote ties during Raisi’s visit to Islamabad

The Iranian president says Tehran and Islamabad need to implement their capacities in various political, economic, and cultural areas in order to fulfill the interests of both sides.

Tehran, Islamabad open new chapter in relations with $10bn trade exchange deal goal

Iran and Pakistan are set to deepen their strategic ties by setting a 10-billion-dollar objective in their trade exchange and investment, IRNA news agency reported.

Islamabad says ‘committed to expanding close cooperation’ with Tehran, urges intelligence collaboration

Pakistan’s President Asif Ali Zardari had a phone call with his Iranian counterpart Ebrahim Raisi on Thursday, saying Islamabad seeks to improve bilateral ties with Tehran in various areas including in intelligence sharing.

Pakistan says looking forward to President Raisi’s visit to Islamabad

Pakistan announced it is "looking forward" to hosting Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, noting that the two countries have revived all channels of mutual communication.

Iranian MP wants Pakistan to be held to account over terrorist attacks in southeast

An Iranian lawmaker says Tehran should deal with Islamabad more seriously over the recent terrorist attacks carried out in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan by Pakistan-based terrorist groups.

Pakistan says reserves right to import gas from Iran despite US objections

Pakistan has stressed it is within its rights to import natural gas from Iran despite the US objections to fresh attempts by Islamabad to revive a 2009 gas supply agreement with Tehran.

Pakistan says US sanctions ‘may not apply’ to gas pipeline project with Iran

Pakistan’s caretaker energy minister has stated Washington’s anti-Tehran sanctions, imposed over its nuclear program, may not apply to the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline as Islamabad was going to start work on the project within its territory and connect to the neighboring country.

Pakistan and Iran create joint mechanism to fight terror

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian and his Pakistani counterpart Jalil Abbas Jilani say Tehran and Islamabad have agreed to put in place an advisory mechanism and deploy officers on borders in order to fight terrorism.

Iran FM says to visit Pakistan soon following deadly incidents

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has warned against enemies' plots to use terrorism as a tool against the country’s good neighborliness policy, saying he will soon visit Pakistan to resolve the recent deadly issues in border areas.

Iran condemns killing of Pakistanis in border area, says probe launched

The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman has strongly condemned the Saturday morning armed attack on a suburb of the city of Saravan in Sistan and Baluchestan that reportedly killed 9 Pakistani citizens and critically wounded 3 others.

Iran, Pakistan agree to reinstate envoys following tit-for-tat attacks

The Iranian and Pakistani Foreign Ministries announced in a joint statement on Monday that Tehran and Islamabad have agreed to send back their ambassadors to the capitals of the two countries within days.

Defense minister: Iran uses all available means to defend nation, territorial integrity

The Iranian minister of defense has reiterated the country’s stance that the recent move to target hostile forces in neighboring countries was ‘legitimate’ and based on the country’s defense doctrine.

Pakistan, Iran agree to “de-escalate” tensions after tit-for-tat attacks

Pakistan and Iran "agreed to de-escalate" tensions Friday, Islamabad has announced, after the two countries traded deadly airstrikes. The rare military actions have stoked regional conflict already enflamed by the Israeli war on Gaza.

Iran says took preventive measure against terrorists in Pakistan before their infiltration

Iran says its recent missile and drone raids on an area in Pakistan was a preventive attack against Pakistan-based terrorists before they could infiltrate into Iran and carry out “criminal attacks” against the Islamic Republic.

Pakistan respects sovereignty, territorial integrity of all countries: President

Pakistani President Arif Alvi on Thursday said Islamabad fully respects the sovereignty and territorial integrity of all states and expects the same from other nations, as Islamabad conducted military strikes on "terrorist hideouts" inside Iran after a similar attack by the neighboring country.

Tehran condemns Pakistan’s raid on Iran’s soil, summons Islamabad envoy

Iran has condemned Pakistan’s attack on the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan which has killed at least nine people and summoned Islamabad chargé d'affaires in protest against the aggression.

Iranian MP: No anti-Pakistan terror group based in Iran

An Iranian lawmaker representing several southeastern cities bordering Pakistan, has dismissed a statement by the Pakistani army that groups hostile to Islamabad are based inside Iran.

Official: Ten killed in missile raid, fired from Pakistan, on southeast Iran, Tehran demands explanation

At least ten non-Iranian nationals were killed in a missile attack, fired from Pakistani side, on a village in the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan and Baluchestan on Thursday.

Pakistan recalls envoy from Tehran, bars Iranian ambassador from returning to post over missile, drone attacks

Pakistan has recalled its ambassador from Tehran and the Iranian envoy to Islamabad who is visiting Iran will not be allowed to come back, Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Wednesday.

Pakistan PM urges joint Tehran-Islamabad fight against terror

Pakistan's Caretaker Prime Minister Anwar ul Haq has called for joint Iran-Pakistan fight against terrorism.

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