Pakistan army chief urges closer defense ties with Iran

March 6, 2017 - 10:32

TEHRAN -- Pakistan’s army chief has said that stronger defense ties between Tehran and Islamabad can enhance regional peace and stability.

“Enhanced Iran-Pakistan military-to-military cooperation will have positive impact on regional peace and stability,” General Qamar Javed Bajwa said in a meeting with the Iranian Ambassador to Islamabad Mehdi Honardoost, the Dawn news website reported on Sunday.

“Pakistan Army greatly values historical relationship between the two brotherly countries which can never be compromised at any cost,” he added.