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Iran President Ibrahim Raisi To Visit Pakistan On April 22

On April 22, Iran President Ibrahim Raisi is scheduled to visit Pakistan. According to a Monday report by Pakistani broadcaster GeoNews. A high-level delegation will accompany Raisi. When he meets with Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif. President Asif Ali Zardari, and the Pakistan Army leadership, according to the broadcaster. Which cited an unidentified official.

The news of his visit was made public two days after Iran. In retaliation for Israel striking its consulate in the Syrian capital of Damascus. Launched a series of strikes on the country—the first time Iran had struck its arch-enemy. The attack claimed the lives of Mohammed Reza Zahedi and Mohammad Hadi Haji Rahimi. Two of the top commanders of Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).

The event also occurs soon after Iran declared it would free Pakistanis. Who were left behind on board the MSC Aries, which the Iranian military had taken over.

Zodiac Maritime, based in London, owns the container ship MSC Aries. Which is flying the Portuguese flag. Zodiac Maritime is a division of Zodiac Group, owned by Israeli billionaire Eyal Ofer. Commandos from the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) have seized the ship. And are holding it in Iranian territorial waters.

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Along with its proxies, Iran launched over 300 drones and missiles in Israel. Israel used its aerial defense system to thwart the attack.

The visit may also be a part of Tehran and Islamabad’s efforts. To strengthen their relationship following Iran’s cross-border airstrikes against. What it described as Iranian adversaries.

Iran claimed that during cross-border strikes in January. It destroyed Jaish-al-Adl’s bases inside Pakistan. The attack on Jaish al-Adl, a Sunni militant group that primarily operates. In nuclear-armed Pakistan across the border, involved the use of missiles and drones.

In addition, Pakistan claimed to have destroyed terrorists. Inside Iranian territory by conducting airstrikes.

Relationships between the two countries worsened. And Islamabad even removed its ambassador from Iran. Pakistan further threatened to withhold the return of the Iranian envoy to Pakistan. As a show of defiance over Iran’s purported violations of its sovereignty.

But diplomatic relations between the two countries were quickly restored. And envoys resumed their respective missions. According to the broadcaster, when Raisi and his delegation visit Islamabad. They will talk about potential free trade agreements (FTAs). Gas pipelines, bilateral ties, and security cooperation.

It is noteworthy that Iran has threatened. To sue Pakistan in an international arbitration court. For failing to carry out the work required of it. Under the terms of the gas pipeline agreement between Iran and Pakistan.

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