Iranian Foreign Minister to visit Pakistan for a crucial tour
ISLAMABAD: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad ZarifIranian to visit Pakistan for a crucial tour amid tensions with America.
He is expected to visit Islamabad later this week for consultations with the Pakistani leadership, a senior diplomatic source said on Tuesday. The visit will take place amidst Iran’s escalating tensions with the United States.
The source said FM Zarif would meet civilian and military leaders during his daylong stay in Islamabad. He said Mr Zarif would discuss the regional situation during his meetings in Islamabad in addition to bilateral matters, especially border security.
The trip will come days before the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation’s two-day summit in Makkah from May 30 to 31.
Saudi Arabia has, meanwhile, also scheduled an emergency summit of the Arab League. Saudi official newswire *SPA* said that King Salman had invited Arab League members to the meeting scheduled for May 30 to discuss the recent “aggression and their consequences”.