Iran responds over rising escalation between Pakistan and India

Iran responds over rising escalation between Pakistan and India

TEHRAN - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday urged Islamabad and New Delhi to show self-restraint following the escalation of tensions between the two states.

Zarif made the remarks in a phone conversation with his Pakistani counterpart Mehmood Qureshi.

The Iranian foreign minister said that Iran is ready to help achieving a peaceful resolution of dispute between Islamabad and New Delhi.

He called for dialogue between the two neighboring states.

Zarif is also scheduled to make a phone call with his Indian counterpart.