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PM Khan visits Iran: Rouhani welcomes Pakistani peace gesture

PM Khan visits Iran: Rouhani welcomes Pakistani peace gesture

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Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday met Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran during his one-day official trip, with both leaders emphasising the need for peace in the region. “I told Prime Minster Imran we welcome any gesture by Pakistan for peace in the region and appreciate his visit to our country,” said Rouhani at a joint press conference with the premier. Rouhani said that the two leaders had discussed, among other things, the war in Yemen and the sanctions by the United States on Iran. “Regional issues have to be resolved through regional means and dialogue. We also emphasised that any goodwill gesture will be responded with a goodwill gesture and good words,” said the Iranian president. “We also discussed how the nuclear deal could be restored,” added Rouhani. Rouhani also warned that Iran would respond to any threats, saying it was a “big mistake” to think it wouldn’t do so, according to the Associated Press. Prime Minister Imran thanked Rouhani for speaking up for…
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