Iran sees no barriers to deepening its relationship with Pakistan

According to Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, the Islamic Republic places absolutely no limitations on the development of full-fledged ties and collaboration with Pakistan's neighbor in areas of shared interest.

Iran (IMNA)- In statements made during a meeting with Pakistan's Senate Chairman Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani on Thursday in Islamabad, Amir-Abdollahian characterized the bilateral ties' current state as positive and geared toward future growth.

The current state of bilateral ties, according to Amir-Abdollahian, is positive and geared toward future growth. He made this statement at a meeting with the chairman of the Pakistani Senate, Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani, on Thursday in Islamabad.

Pakistan was obliged by the 2013-launched project to complete the pipeline's construction on its own land by the end of 2014.

Although Tehran claimed to have already invested $2 billion in the pipeline on its side of the border, the work paused, displeasing Tehran.

The Iranian foreign minister emphasized the value of fostering cross-border commerce and called for the "timely" fulfillment of agreements on the development and completion of border terminals and marketplaces.

Amir-Abdollahian continued by saying that Iran has also planned to create free trade and business zones along its border regions with Pakistan.

Sanjrani, for his part, characterized the state of ties between Iran and Pakistan as "favorable," noting how well-coordinated and similar their legislative actions are in international forums.

He referred to Iran as a strong nation with abundant natural and human resources, highlighting Pakistan's desire for the Islamic Republic of Iran to experience increased development.

Separately, the Iranian foreign minister discussed the development of bilateral economic and commercial relations with Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, highlighting the necessity of closer border links between Tehran and Islamabad.

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