Iran’s President Rouhani has told Pakistan’s Imran Khan that terrorists must not be allowed to sow discord between Tehran and Islamabad.
During a phone call with Pakistani prime minister on Saturday afternoon, Rouhani described the relations between Iran and Pakistan exceptional and historical, stressing that the senior officials of the two countries have a heavy responsibility for sustaining and strengthening relations between the two nations.
Rouhani called for Islamabad’s strong action against terrorists, saying “we must not let decades of friendship and fraternity between the two countries be undermined because of the actions of terrorist groups, the sponsors of whom we are aware of.”
He added, “We must not let third parties affect relations between Iran and Pakistan with these actions.”
Stating that Iran knows exactly where the terrorist groups that use the Pakistani soil to carry out terrorist attacks on the Iranian nation are located, the President said, “we are awaiting your strong action against these terrorists.”
He went on to refer to the Khash-Zahedran Road terrorist attack that took the lives of Iranian border guards, saying, “we are witnessing many attacks by terrorists who are unfortunately stationed on the Pakistani soil, and in dealing with these terrorists, whose existence are not in favor of us, you and the region, we are fully ready to cooperate with the Pakistani army and government.”
Source: Mehr News Agency