Iranian FM Javad Zarif meets Pakistan Army Chief

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: The Iranian Foreign Minister Dr Mohammad Javad Zarif visited the Pakistan’s army general headquarters in Rawalpindi on Friday, and held a meeting with the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, the Dispatch News Desk (DND) news agency reported.

During the meeting, matters of mutual interest and evolving situation in the region were discussed as per the press release issued by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR).

The COAS said that war is not in anyone’s interest and all sides need to make efforts to keep conflict away from the region.

The Iranian foreign minister appreciated Pakistan’s positive role for regional peace and stability.

Earlier in the day, the visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif also met Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad and discussed Pak-Iran bilateral relations.

The Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and the Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood were also present in the meeting.