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Pakistan, Iran ambassadors to return as crisis subsides

Iran's FM will visit Pakistan on January 29
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Pakistan and Iran have agreed to allow their ambassadors to return to their posts, a sign that ties between the neighboring countrie shave restored after a tense standoff.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the decision had been taken after a discussion between the foreign ministers of the two countries.

“Following the telephone conversation between the foreign ministers of Pakistan and Iran, it has been mutually agreed that ambassadors of both countries may return to their respective posts by January 26,” a statement from MoFA said.

The statement also added that Iran’s FM Hossein Amir Abdollahian will visit Pakistan on the invitiation of FM Jalil Abbas Jilani on January 29.

Pakistan had expelled Iran’s ambassador to Pakistan and recalled it’s envoy from Tehran after Iran launched missiles into Balochistan, killing multiple people.

Additionally, the Pakistan Customs officials deployed at Chabahar Port left the port and were returning to the country after Pakistan announced to end officials ties with Iran.

However, the two countries had engaged on a diplomatic level after Pakistan launched its own strikes into Iranian territory.

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