Iran, Pakistan to Continue Pipeline Talks

A0189566.jpgTEHRAN (Fars News Agency)- Pakistani Foreign Minister Mian Khurshid Mahmood Kasuri is due to pay a visit to Iran in December to continue previous talks about the gas transfer project from Iran to India via Pakistan, Pak media reported.

Kasuri is due to meet with various Iranian officials to discuss significant regional issues, including Iran-Pakistan-India gas pipeline project also known as the ‘Peace Pipeline’.

Elsewhere, chairman of the Pakistani Senate’s Foreign Relations Commission Moshahed Hosein stressed that both Iran and his country are committed to the finalization and implementation of the project.

Responding to a question about the possible impacts of the US pressures on Pakistan on the cancellation of Islam Abad’s gas transfer contract with Tehran, the legislative official underlined, “Islam Abad will under no circumstances give in to the pressures of the US and other powers.”

He also praised both Russia and China for having adopted fully rational and principled stances on Iran’s nuclear issue.

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