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Pakistan PM Set to Begin Peacemaking Visits to Iran, Saudi Arabia

FILE - Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan meets with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Sept. 19, 2019.

Pakistan’s prime minister, Imran Khan, will visit Iran Sunday to meet President Hassan Rouhani before heading to Saudi Arabia as part of his mediation efforts to help defuse tensions between the two countries.

Khan’s peacemaking mission comes days after he announced in New York on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly that U.S. President Donald Trump and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had both asked him to mediate with Tehran.

“Pakistan maintains close relations with Saudi Arabia and it is our strategic partner. Iran is our neighbor and friend. Pakistan wishes to prevent further deterioration in differences between the two read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com