Iran Guards calls on Pakistan to allow force to hunt attackers

A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander called for permission to allow the force to confront attakers inside the territory of neighbouring Pakistan.

Iran Guards calls on Pakistan to allow force to hunt attackers

A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander called on Tuesday for permission to allow the force to confront attakers inside the territory of neighbouring Pakistan, state television reported.

The report, which did not give any direct quotes, said the commander of the Guards' ground forces, Mohammad Pakpour, called for the "issuing of necessary permissions allowing the Guards to confront terrorists on Pakistani soil."

It did not give details or specify whether he was referring to possible permission for such an operation from the Pakistani government.

Iran says the Sunni rebel group Jundollah (God's soldiers), which has claimed a suicide bombing in southeastern Iran that killed 42 people on Sunday, operates from across the border in Pakistan.

Reuters
Last Mod: 21 Ekim 2009, 08:08
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