Prime Minister Imran Khan and Iranian President Ibrahim Raees spoke on the phone

Prime Minister Imran Khan and Iranian President Ibrahim Raees spoke on the phone

Prime Minister Imran Khan (L) and newly elected President of Iran Ibrahim Raisai. Photo: File.

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday summoned Iran’s newly elected President Syed Ibrahim Raees and congratulated him on his victory in the Iranian presidential election.

During the phone call, the two leaders expressed satisfaction over the growing momentum in bilateral relations between Pakistan and Iran and with a special emphasis on the economic aspect, further enhancing existing cooperation, according to a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office. Agreed. The statement said.

During the talks, it was confirmed that the establishment of border food markets along the Pak-Iran border was an important step, which would bring economic and social benefits to the people of both the countries.

In the regional context, Prime Minister Khan expressed concern over the deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan and warned that the latest developments were serious for both Pakistan and Iran as a result of the influx of refugees into the border areas of the two countries. May cause response.

According to the statement, Prime Minister Khan stressed the need for a political solution to the conflict in Afghanistan through negotiations. Both sides stressed the need to facilitate a comprehensive Afghan-led and Afghan-owned comprehensive political settlement.

The Prime Minister also thanked Iran for its continued support for the just cause of Jammu and Kashmir. Expressing concern over the dire human rights situation in the IOJ and Palestine, the two leaders stressed the need to resolve these long-standing disputes in accordance with UN resolutions.

It was agreed to maintain high-level exchanges, and the two leaders invited each other to pay an official visit.


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