Pakistan-Iran for joint strategy on Afghanistan

Pakistan-Iran for joint strategy on Afghanistan

Pakistan and Iran have agreed to strengthen security along the Pakistan Iran border.

The understanding came at a meeting between Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz and Minister of Defence and Logistics of Iran Brigadier General Hossein Dehghan in Tehran on Wednesday.

During the meeting, they agreed that the Border Security Commission of the two countries will meet soon to ensure that terrorists and smugglers are not able to operate from each other's territories.

They also discussed progress on opening two additional border crossing points at Gabd-Reemdan and Mand-Pishin.

During his brief stay, Sartaj Aziz also met Iranian foreign Minister Javad Zarif and reviewed regional and global issues with special reference to the situation in Afghanistan.