Now, Iran tells Pak to stop using its soil for activities against it

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Islamabad, Mar.20 (ANI): Iran has accused Pakistan of allowing its soil to be used against it.

Addressing a press conference here, Iran's Ambassador to Pakistan Mashall-ah Shakeri asked Islamabad to curb the activities of Jund Ullah which is involved in carrying out anti-Iran activities from Pakistani soil.

"We have evidence about activities of this organisation against Iran. We want to resolve the issue amicably but at the same we have concern about activities of Jund Ullah against Iran," The Nation qouted Shakeri, as saying.

While commenting on the kidnapping of the Iranian envoy, he said it is the responsibility of Pakistan to assure the safety of its guest.

Shakeri also stressed on the need of increasing trade ties between both the countries.

"We want Pakistani business and traders to transport their products in different countries via Iran," he added.

Shakeri expressed hope that the long pending work of the Iran-Pakistan-India (IPI) gas pipeline would resume soon, and all the three nations would work together in this context.

Commenting on the prolong cold-war between the US and Iran, he said: "Time has come that ice should melt between US and Iran, and it depends upon US." (ANI)

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