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Pakistan Interior Secretary hailed the 7th Iran-Pakistan extraordinary security committee meeting

Islamabad: Pakistan Interior Secretary Khawaja Saddique Akbar hailed the 7th Iran-Pakistan extraordinary security committee meeting and said it was constructive and promising. He also emphasized the necessity of signing bilateral agreement on security affairs and said during the meeting the two sides discussed mutual cooperation in other areas as well, says a press release received from Tehran here today.

Interior Secretary’s remarks that Islamabad was ready to fight terrorism as well as human and drug trafficking “Pakistan will seriously deal with any crisis along its border with Iran”, he said referring to Tehran-Islamabad cooperation in fighting terrorism as well as human and goods trafficking.

He said “based on the agenda of the meeting, we are due to propose ways of fighting terrorism and cross border trafficking. We also discussed signing a memorandum of understanding on security issues which I hope will go into effect soon.”

Iranian Interior ministry official has hailed tight security cooperation between Tehran and Islamabad, saying that terrorist groups have failed to wage an attack against Iran from Pakistan’s soil during the past 11 months.

Iranian Deputy Interior Minister for Security and Law Enforcement Affairs Ali Abdollahi lauded the two neighbouring countries’ ties as “brotherly and friendly”. “Our Pakistani friends have ensured us that no terrorist group could use Pakistan’s soil against the Islamic Republic of Iran,” the official stated.

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