Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Iran on 21 April on a state visit to discuss security and regional issues, according to Iranian state TV.
Iran and Pakistan will form a joint “reaction force” on the border between the two countries, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has stated as cited by AFP.
“We agreed to create a joint rapid reaction force at the borders for combatting terrorism”, Rouhani was quoted as saying, following months of intensified relations between the two countries over attacks on both sides of the border.
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan is on an official working visit to Iran on 21-22 April at Rouhani’s invitation.
Khan is also scheduled to hold talks with members of the Iranian and Pakistani business communities.