Pakistan has 'serious concerns' over Saudi-Iran confrontation

Pakistan has 'serious concerns' over Saudi-Iran confrontation

January 05, 2016, 2:09 pm/

Foreign Affairs advisor Sartaj Aziz said Pakistan has 'serious concerns' over Saudi-Iran confrontation, Waqt News reported. He was addressing the National Assembly. According to media sources Aziz showed apprehensions over security of Pakistan’s ambassador and staff in Iran. “We want to ensure the security of our embassy staff in Tehran because terrorist elements can harm them,” he said. The Foreign Affairs advisor further said Pakistan wants to play the role of mediator between both states to resolve the issue. “Both states are allies of Pakistan and we want to reduce the tension between them,” he added. Saudi Arabia and Iran are at loggerheads after the Saudi Kingdom sentenced Shia cleric Al-Nimr on Saturday. Iran retaliated strongly and a mob torched the Saudi Embassy in Tehran. After the incident Saudi government ordered the Iranian diplomat to leave the country immediately. Furthermore Bahrain and UAE also cut diplomatic relations with Iran

Fighting Phantoms in India

by Aijaz Zaka Syed on 14th , December 2018

Can we solve Siachen without solving the J&K dispute?

by Shivam Vij on 13th , December 2018

Should India worry about the Dragon in Nepal?

by Vijaya Rajiva on 12th , December 2018

Obama should take the road not taken in AF

by M K Bhadrakumar on 11th , December 2018

Gwadar Terminal: Reaching the Critical Mass

by admin on 10th , December 2018

Subscribe with us