FM Zarif, Pakistani counterpart discuss Imran Khan's visit

Tehran, April 20, IRNA- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi discussed bilateral relations on the eve of an upcoming visit by Prime Minister Imran Khan to Iran.

Talking on the phone, Zarif and Qureshi reviewed the most important issues in bilateral relations, including Imran Khan’s Sunday visit to Iran.

The two top diplomats also talked about security cooperation and anti-terrorism efforts.

Zarif extended his condolences to the Pakistani government and nation, condemning a terrorist attack in the Pakistani Baluchistan Province which killed more than a dozen people.

Imran Khan will embark on a two-day visit to Iran on Sunday at the official invitation of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. His first stop will be the northeastern city of Mashad, home to the mausoleum of Imam Reza (AS), the eighth Shia Imam.

It would be his first visit to Iran since he took office last August.

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