Iran and Pakistan Face Strained Relations

Recently, Iran and Pakistan witnessed heightened tensions, marked by Iranian strikes on alleged militant bases in Pakistan's Balochistan and retaliatory cross-border missile strikes by Pakistan.

Key Points

  • Iranian missiles targeted alleged Jaish al-Adl bases in Pakistan, leading to a strong Pakistani reaction, including the recall of its envoy to Tehran.
  • In retaliation, Pakistan conducted cross-border missile strikes on alleged terrorist sanctuaries in Iran, escalating the crisis.
  • The incidents have strained diplomatic ties, with both countries recalling envoys and engaging in military posturing near their borders.

Iran-Pakistan Relations: Historical Overview

  • Before the 1979 Islamic Revolution, Iran and Pakistan were close allies, but ....

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