Iran responds over Pakistan’s offer

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Iran responds over Pakistan’s offer

ISLAMABAD - The Ambassador of Iran to Pakistan has welcomed Pakistan’s mediatory efforts for the peaceful resolution of conflict between Saudi Arabia and Yemen .

Talking to Pakistan’s official news agency APP Mehdi Honordoost said the mediation would prove positive to ensure peace in the region.

He also welcomed the recent $6.2 billion financial assistance by Saudi Arabia to Pakistan and said, “Iran would always support Pakistan whatsoever is in its best interest.”

He called for the need for tangible efforts by the Pakistan government for the recovery of 12 abducted Iranian border guards. He said a terrorist group Jaish-ul-Adl had claimed the responsibility for abduction.

However, he did not rule out the involvement of a third country in the incident in an effort to upset relations between Pakistan and Iran . - IRNA

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