Iranian kidnapped soldiers from Pakistan border are safe and sound: Report

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Iranian kidnapped soldiers from Pakistan border are safe and sound: Report

TEHRAN – Iranian Member of Parliament from Mirjaveh referred to consultations between Iranian and Pak local officials, and said the kidnapped border guards are safe and sound.

Appreciating the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) for their cooperation to pursue the case, Ali Kord said that all capacities are being used for releasing border guards sooner.

He also pointed to the trip made by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and also Commander of the IRGC Ground Force Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour to Pakistan for investigating the issue.

Fourteen Basij (volunteer forces) and border guard forces were abducted by terrorists in Iran 's Sistan-Baluchestan border with Pakistan on October 15 morning, an informed source said earlier.

During his recent visit to Pakistan, Zarif said Pakistan had promised to help Iran safely release the Iranian border guards who had been abducted by terrorists at the border crossing point in Mirjaveh. - APP/IRNA

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