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Tension between Pakistan and Iran to de-escalate after drone attacks

To de-escalate lies the tension which was created between Pakistan and Iran in recent days, as Tehran had launched attacks on Islamabad's territories, with the latter state retaliating.

In accordance with BBC, Iran said Thursday's Pakistani strikes killed nine people in a border village on its territory, including four children. Pakistan said Tuesday's Iranian attack killed two children.

On Friday, Pakistan said a telephone conversation took place between Foreign Minister Jalil Abbas Jilani and his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amir-Abdollahian.

“Foreign Minister Jilani expressed Pakistan's readiness to cooperate with Iran on all issues based on the spirit of mutual trust and cooperation,” the statement said. “They also agreed to de-escalate the situation. The return of the ambassadors of the two countries to their capitals was also discussed.”

According to Iranian state media, Amirabdolakhian said: “Pakistan's national sovereignty and territorial integrity are of great concern to us, and bilateral cooperation is essential to neutralize and destroy terrorist camps on Pakistani soil.”

Source: News Beast

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