Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari held a telephone conversation with his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amir Abdollahian on Tuesday.
Extending warm felicitations on the signing of the Joint Trilateral Statement by Iran, Saudi Arabia and China, this month in Beijing, the Foreign Minister termed the resumption of diplomatic relations between Riyadh and Tehran as a testament to the wisdom and farsightedness of the leadership of the two countries.
The Foreign Minister also commended the important role played by China in facilitating this process.
Underscoring Pakistan’s close fraternal relations with both Iran and Saudi Arabia, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari stressed that the renewal of diplomatic ties between the two brotherly countries would serve as a harbinger for peace, prosperity and development for the entire region.
Taking note of the upward trajectory in Pakistan-Iran relations, the two Foreign Ministers expressed their resolve to further intensify cooperation across the entire spectrum of bilateral ties.