*ISLAMABAD*: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has spoken on the much controversial issue of Kulbhushan Jhadav with Pakistan.
He said that Pakistan was provided with all intellicence, Iran had on Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav.
Zarif, who is in the country on a three-day official visit, expressed these views during an interview with an anchorperson of a private media outlet.
“There were two suicide attempts near Pakistan and Iran border last night but they were countered with efforts of both the countries,” he shared.
“We had excellent cooperation from Pakistani armed forces. We are very happy with the level of cooperation that exists today,” he remarked.
Javad Zarif reiterated his commitment towards improving relations between the neighbouring countries stressing that Iran will not allow its land to be used for activities against Pakistan.
He said that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had tried to improve relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia but the attempts did not receive a positive response from Saudi Arabia.
Earlier, speaking to journalists, Zarif had said the Iranian leadership will not allow anyone to use its soil against Pakistan.
The Iranian envoy had said that Iran’s relations with India were not aimed against Pakistan in any way.
Zarif also invited Pakistan and China to invest in the Chabahar port which was strategically situated at the mouth of the Straits of Hormuz, saying that both countries would need to cooperate to put an end to terrorism in the region.