Iran FM In Pakistan For Talks After Tit-for-tat Air Strikes

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian's (left) visit to Pakistan comes as the neighbours seek to de-escalate after cross-border strikes threatened relations
Pakistan's foreign ministry shared pictures and video of Hossein Amir-Abdollahian arriving in Islamabad late Sunday, saying he would hold talks with his local counterpart Jalil Abbas Jilani and call on caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar.
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