Iran, Pakistan seek energy cooperation amid US warnings

Pakistan and Iran Strengthen Bilateral Relations

Pakistan and Iran have issued a 28-point joint statement emphasizing energy collaboration and electricity trade, despite potential US sanctions hinted at following Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi’s visit.

The statement outlines bilateral agreements, including plans for the Pak-Iran gas pipeline project, and highlights efforts to boost trade to $10 billion over five years.

Both countries aim to enhance economic, cultural, and security ties while addressing regional challenges.

They also condemn terrorism and advocate for peaceful conflict resolution, affirming commitments to Afghanistan’s stability and fighting Islamophobia.

Additionally, they call for the release of prisoners and condemn attacks on diplomatic facilities.