Iran and Pakistan, to expand cooperation against the U.S. while being vigilant and taking deterrent measures
Iran’s Secretary of Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani said that Islamic countries, especially Iran and Pakistan, should expand cooperation against the U.S. policies.
The decision surfaced in a meeting between Pakistan’s National Security Adviser Nasser Janjua Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Shamkhani on in Tehran. The meeting follows Trump’s recent anti-Pakistan and Iran tirade.
Shamkhani further said we won’t allow certain countries to upset ties between the two countries by dispatching arms and recruiting terrorists for border insecurity.
He further said that Islamic states and international community ask for support in holding political dialogue between Yemenis, ending the bombing and siege of the country and providing humanitarian aid to the Yemeni people
On the Pakistan side, National Security Adviser Nasser Khan Janjua said Islamic countries should raise awareness to counter foreign plotsIran and urged Muslim nations to forge closer cooperation to counter the US policy of seeking to create division among them.
He stressed the importance of developing bilateral ties and cooperation in various fields particularly tackling common threats due to the historical and civilization relations as well as cultural and religious commonalities between the two countries,
He also said Pakistan was ready to boost security and economic cooperation with the neighbouring country.
These remarks were made by the Iranian security chief two days after Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said that Islamabad’s alliance with Washington was over.
Earlier In November 2017, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Iran for high-profile talks.
In his visit he also stressed the need for the two neighbours to develop defence and security relations toward solving common problems, especially recognizing and fighting grounds for the spread of terrorism on their borders.