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Pakistan & Iran To Establish A Joint Border Reaction Force



Pakistan & Iran To Establish A Joint Border Reaction Force: Details, Highlights

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan is on an official tour to Iran.

Iran and Pakistan have agreed to establish a joint border reaction force following to counter the increasing number of deadly attacks by militant groups on their frontier.

Border rapid reaction force would be set up for combatting terrorism since increased tensions over attacks on both sides of the frontier is causing heavy casualties.

Iran and Pakistan border skirts the volatile southeastern Iranian province of Sistan-Balochistan which has been the scene of frequent attacks on Iran’s security forces.

Iran and Pakistan relations have been strained in recent months and both sides have been accusing each other of not doing enough to stamp out militants allegedly sheltering across the border.

Iran and Pakistan together with increasing cooperation between border forces and intelligence agencies, have decided to form a joint quick reaction force on the border of the two countries for fighting terrorism.


Capital: Tehran

Official Language: Persian

Currency: Rial

Supreme Leader: Ali Khamenei

President: Hassan Rouhani


Capital: Islamabad

Official Language: Urdu

Currency: Pakistani Rupee

Supreme Leader: Ali Khamenei

Prime Minister: Imran Khan

President: Arif Alvi


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