Iran, Pakistan Discuss Ways to Enhance Naval Cooperation
TEHRAN (FNA)- Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri and Pakistan’s Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi in a meeting in Islamabad on Thursday reviewed ways to further expand relations and cooperation between the two countries’ navies.
General Baqeri and Admiral Amjad Niazi exchanged views on issues of mutual interest, the latest state of fraternal relations between Iran and Pakistan, including the level of cooperation between the two countries' navies.
The two sides discussed maritime security in the region and a wide range of other security developments.
Over the past two days, General Baqeri held meetings and consultations with the Pakistani political and military leaders. He met with Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Nadeem Reza, and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan.
In these meetings, the latest situation of the relations between the two countries in the military, security, strategic dimensions, and strategies for the development of these relations were reviewed.
Also, important issues related to the development of security on the common borders of Iran and Pakistan, regional peace and stability, the Islamic world, and specially the need for consensus to return peace and security in Afghanistan were discussed.