Iran warns of crossing into Pakistan if border is not secured

TEHRAN: Iranian Deputy Commander has warned that Iran will step in to contain terrorists if Pakistan refuses to take action to secure its borders and prevent the terrorists from slipping into the Islamic Republic, according to a report of Iranian news agency.

According to FARS new agency, Iran’s Deputy Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami warned: “We believe that every country should respect its commitments vis-à-vis its own internal security as well as that of neighboring countries.”

General Salami told reporters on Thursday: “Terrorists, wherever they may be, even on the soil of neighboring countries, we will find them, and if they do not give up acts of terrorism, we will deal with them without reservation,” according to FARS report.

Iranian officials have been blaming Pakistan for its lax control in bordering areas near Iran, the report added.


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