Khurshid lauds Pakistan’s efforts in defusing Iran-Saudi Arabia tension

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ISLAMABAD, Jan 19 (APP): Former Minister for Foreign Affairs, Khurshid Kasuri has lauded the efforts of Pakistan for playing a mediator role to defuse rift between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
Talking to a news channel, he said that Pakistan and Saudi Arabia were enjoying cordial and brotherly relations since 1947 and both the countries have signed various agreements in defence and other sectors. Similarly, he said, Pakistan had very strong and historical ties with Iran.
Khurshid Kasuri said,”I have already given credit to Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif  as both have taken clear decision in this regard.”