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Qureshi, Zarif Agree To Continue Bilateral Cooperation

Pakistan and Iran have agreed to continue cooperation in bilateral matters.

The agreement came during a delegation level talks between the two countries in Islamabad.

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi led the Pakistani side while the Iranian delegation was headed by Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif.

The two sides exchanged views on matters of bilateral interest as well as regional situation.

They also expressed satisfaction over implementation on the decisions made during Prime Minister Imran Khan's recent visit to Iran.

Foreign Minister Qureshi said tension in the region is in no one's interest.

He said Pakistan wants resolution of all outstanding issues through diplomatic engagement. He said all the stakeholders need to demonstrate patience and tolerance.

The Foreign Minister said Pakistan will continue its reconciliatory efforts for ensuring peace and stability and reducing tensions in the region.

The Iranian Foreign Minister said his country gives value to Pakistan's efforts for establishing peace in the region.

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