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Iranian Foreign Minister in Pakistan for talks

IANS  |  Islamabad 

Iranian has arrived in on a three-day visit for talks on regional issues, officials said here on Monday.

is scheduled to hold official talks with his Pakistani counterpart later on Monday on key issues, focusing on anti-terror cooperation, border security and economic issues, reports

Both Foreign Ministers are expected to speak at a joint press conference.

Cooperation for the Afghan peace and reconciliation and against the Islamic State terror group will be a part of the discussions.

is also expected to meet and Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa, a diplomatic source told Xinhua.

The is accompanied by a 30-member delegation, including representatives from the business sector. He will also address a Pakistan-business conference.

Last week, had said Zarif's visit is part of the regular bilateral political consultations between both sides.

"and remain actively engaged in enhancing cooperation in all areas of mutual interest," he said at his weekly briefing. The Iranian minister will participate in the Iran-Joint Economic Forum.

After Islamabad, Zarif will travel to



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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 11:22 IST