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Trade Ties With Iran To Continue Despite US Sanctions: FO

Islamabad (November 09, 2018): Pakistan has reiterated on Friday that the trade relation with Iran will be continued despite the sanctions imposed on it by the US.

Giving the briefing to Senate forum for the foreign policy meeting, which was held with the chair of Tahir Mashhadi, spokesperson foreign office Dr Muhammad Faisal said that Pakistan would not damage its relation with Iran on the direction of any other country.

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“We are not importing oil from Iran as US sanctions imposed on petroleum products,” he said adding that the sanctions on Iran will not affect Pakistan.

FO spokesperson said that Pakistan was enjoying good relations with Iran and it will be maintained in future as well as Pakistan wanted to make the trade from Chah Bahar and Gwadar ports.

Lamenting India FO spokesperson said that the election in India contested in the name of Pakistan, however, Pakistan wanted to make good relations with India and PM Imran had written a letter with the same wish, however India backtrack from its promise.He mentioned, “Despite wasting billions of dollars Us can’t restore peace in Afghanistan and Pakistan is talking with the US only regarding Afghanistan.”

Commenting over the Moscow Afghans peace talks, he said that the conference for the purpose being continued while a tri-lateral – Pakistan, China and Afghanistan- meeting will be held next month in Kabul.

He mentioned that Pakistan parliament had decided being impartial on the issue of Yemen that has created many problems, however, Pakistani continue following the same policy.

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