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PM Imran Khan to visit Iran on 21 April

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  1. Big Tank

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    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit Iran on April 21, sources informed ARY News on Saturday.

    Premier Khan is expected to meet Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani during his visit.

    The purpose of the premier’s visit is to fortify Pak-Iran relations and call for unity between the Muslim Ummah, sources added.


    This will be Khan’s maiden visit to Iran since coming to power.

    Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal during his weekly press briefing on Thursday confirmed reports of the PM’s trip and said “details will be shared in due course of time”.
     
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    He is most welcome.
     
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  3. Rafi

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    Good.
     
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    Fantastic. A clear message to UAE and Saudia Arabia. If you can go and spray gold dust on Modi's testicles, honour him with medals, tout billion dollar investments, help Modi by giving jobs to millions of Indian workers, Pakistan also has right to tango with those GCC might find uncomfortable.

    The fact is Iran is a neighbour. Always will be. We have deep historical and cultural heritage which we share with our Iranic brothers*. And Pak/Iran working together is win win for both.
     
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  5. Big Tank

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    He will be the very first Democratic Leader to meet Ayatollah Khameini.
     
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  6. Indus Pakistan

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    Pashto, Balochi are both Iranic family languages and Urdu is heavily Persianized.
     
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    Shouldn't Pakistan also tango with Israel to counter what Iran doing tango with India.

    Anyway, Pakistan should keep own interests supreme and take every step to safeguard them. Best of luck for visit, I hope it will be fruitful for both country not just a photo session.
     
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    good balanced policy is back . we should always maintain it
     
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    Maybe now Iranian will not cuddle up to India so much and open up trade and investment into Pakistan as well.
     
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    Honest PM for Pakistan is a bad news for India. Nawaz was good. He saved us the day in 1999 Kargil war.
     
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    Also about 1 in 4 or 1 in 5 people have the same religious sect as the Iranians, also the cultural and ethnic crossovers.
     
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    Why a clear message? Can't we have normal relations with countries without "sending clear messages" to our other friends?
     
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  13. Indus Pakistan

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    Personally I would support that. Reason being is the only way you can increase your stock value in this world is if you have lots of avenues and links. On the contrary if you have less or non your stock value dips as you have no other options and other can 'buy you on the cheap'. One of the reason India recieves higher value then Pakistan is India will engage with -

    Israel
    Iran
    USA
    Europe
    Saudia Arabia
    etc

    This means it always has options on the table and in any negotiations the others are aware that India has lots of other contenders. This means India always extracts the best deals.
     
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  14. Awan68

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    Our relationship with the Saudis and Iranians shouldnt be about religion but economic and strategic common goals, this Islamic bradaaarrr thing always works derimental to Pakistani interests because both Iranians and Saudis act as much muslim as Abu Jahil did, both are cancers for the Islamic world. The only country with whom we can actually claim Islamic kinship is Turkey. With Iran and Saudis it should always be about geopolitical common goals.
     
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  15. Indus Pakistan

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    To be honest I don't like looking through the sctarian prism. It is divisive and just a magnet for retards. Logic and reason go out ands you end up rubbish being flung from both sides. However I would say they are a Muslim country. What sect they are is immaterial.

    Fair points you raise.
     
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