Monday, May 8, 2017

Iran Threatens To Launch Military Strikes Against Militant Safe Havens In Pakistan

The Iranian Army's chief of staff, Mohammad Hossein Bagheri (file photo)

Reuters: Iran warns will hit militant 'safe havens' inside Pakistan

The head of the Iranian armed forces warned Islamabad on Monday that Tehran would hit bases inside Pakistan if the government does not confront Sunni militants who carry out cross-border attacks.

Ten Iranian border guards were killed by militants last month. Iran said Jaish al Adl, a Sunni militant group, had shot the guards with long-range guns, fired from inside Pakistan.

The border area has long been plagued by unrest from both drug smuggling gangs and separatist militants.

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More News On Iran Threatening To Launch Military Strikes Against Militant Safe Havens In Pakistan

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Iran warns Pakistan on safeguarding terrorist havens -- Business Standard
After surgical strikes by India, Iran threatens to hit militant 'safe havens' inside Pakistan -- Zee News
Pakistan must take swift action to secure borders: Iran -- Press TV (Iran)
Iran Warns It Will Attack 'Terrorist Safe Havens' Inside Pakistan -- Payvand

1 comment:

Aizino Smith said...

Does Pakistan bend over Iran like it does the U.S.?

Iran and Pakistan do not fight despite the Sunni / Shia divide.

Maybe they want to, but have bigger fish to fry at the moment.

In the meantime they are just all kinds of passive aggressive.

Does the ISI fund, assist, train insurgents and others raising hell in Iran's province?

Why do the Iranian need forts on their Eastern border with another Muslim country that is governed by the Religion of Pieces?