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Pakistan wants peaceful border with Iran: Qureshi

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ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that Pakistan needed to have a stable and peaceful border with its neighboring countries, including Iran, to check cross border terrorism.

Shah Mehmood said Pakistan had already shared the details of Ormara terror incident with Iranian authorities. Pakistan had also helped Iran in recovering their kidnapped border guard personnel, he added.

He said that Afghanistan and Iranian territories were being used for carrying out terror acts in Pakistan.

He said that he had a telephonic conversation with his Iranian counterpart Jawad Zarif on April 20 and took him into confidence about Ormara incident who promised to address Pakistan’s concern.

He said that everyone knew that India was behind terrorist activities in Balochistan.

M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.