Pakistan prevented military escalation between Saudi Arabia, Iran: PM
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan has played an important role in defusing tensions between arch-foes Saudi Arabia and Iran, Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that his country prevented a military escalation from taking place in the volatile region.
In an interview with Arabic TV channel ‘Al Jazeera’, the prime minister said that Pakistan’s mediation prevented conflict between regional foes. He also said that a military confrontation between the two regional powers constituted the worst possible scenario for the Middle East, adding that, despite the slow pace of results, Islamabad’s mediation efforts were continuing.
“Our mediation between Iran and Saudi Arabia has not stopped and we are making progress but slowly,” PM Khan maintained. “We have done our best to avoid a military confrontation between Iran and Saudi Arabia, and our efforts have succeeded.”