Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan said that soon he would have a “good news” for Iran as he spoke to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani over telephone on Saturday. His remark came after the Iranian President had urged him to take “decisive” action against a militant group that claimed a deadly suicide attack in a border area.
“We are awaiting your decisive operations against these terrorists,” Iran’s IRNA news quoted Rouhani as saying during the telephonic conversation with Mr. Khan.
Adding that both countries should not allow the action by small terrorist groups affect the decades friendship and fraternity, Rouhani said to Mr. Khan that ‘the source of whose financing and arms was known both of them.’
A suicide bomber killed 27 members of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards in mid-February. Jaish al Adl (Army of Justice) militant group had claimed responsibility for the attack.
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