Pakistan working with Iranian counterparts to recover abducted Iranian guards: FO

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Foreign Office on Tuesday said the Pakistani and Iranian militaries are jointly working to recover the 12 Iranian guards reported to have been abducted near the Pak-Iran border.

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According to a press release, DG MOs of both countries are coordinating actions in this regard.

“Pakistan has noted with concern the reports of abduction of 12 Iranian border guards from Iran. Both militaries, under a joint mechanism established since last year, are working to ascertain the whereabouts of Iranian guards,” the press release added.

“No effort will be spared to assist our Iranian brothers in finding the Iranian guards,” a statement further added.

At least 10 Iranian security personnel including Revolutionary Guards were kidnapped on Tuesday

In September, Iran claimed of killing four militants at a border crossing with Pakistan.

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