KARACHI: Chief of Army Staff General Azim Munir on Saturday met Iran’s top military leaders to discuss bilateral issues related to defense and security cooperation, stressing that Pakistan is ready to strengthen ties and use the most suitable solutions to meet security challenges and presence. and activities of border terrorist elements.
General Munir, R arrived Iran, who arrived on a two-day visit with a high-ranking military delegation on Saturday, met Iran’s top general Mohammad Hossein Bagheri in Tehran and discussed ways to improve bilateral interactions to “develop the level of cooperation in various fields, including defense and security.” , Military and Training”, of Iran MEHAR NEWS AGENCY Informed.
During the exchange, Mr. Bagheri highlighted the “historical background of the two neighboring countries as a basis for the expansion of bilateral relations and cooperation in various fields,” the report said.
He emphasized the importance of developing military ties between Tehran and Islamabad, called for increased training engagements and joint defense and security ties between the two countries at the regional level.
General Munir was received in Tehran by Commander-in-Chief of the Islamic Republic of Iran Army Major General Abdulrahim Mousavi, Mehr said.
During the meeting, the two sides discussed and explored ways to enhance bilateral engagement, strengthen security along shared borders, enhance educational engagement and regional-level defense and security ties.
‘Pakistan’s security is our security’
General Muneer also called on Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Commander-in-Chief Major General Hussain Salami, who said that Iran attaches great importance to Pakistan’s security.
“We regard Pakistan’s security as our security and by expanding communications, cooperation and joint operations we will end the existence of terrorist groups and establish sustainable security in shared border areas,” General Salami said. MEHAR NEWS AGENCY.
The IRGC Commander in Chief said that his forces are ready to convert the borders of the two countries into economic borders for economic and trade activities.
General Munir expressed satisfaction with his visit to Iran and emphasized the importance of increasing defense and security cooperation between the two countries.
Published on July 16, 2023 in Dawn