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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 79

Pakistan to go ahead with Iran-Pak-India gas pipeline

[b]Pakistan to go ahead with Iran-Pak-India gas pipeline [/b]

BY Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Islamabad, 17 March ( Pakistan Foreign Minister Khurshid Mahmood Kasuri Thursday said Pakistan would decide on Iran-Pakistan-India (IPI) gas pipeline issue in accordance with its energy requirements and would not falter to pressure from any side in this regard.

In an interview, Mr. Kasuri reiterated Pakistan's stance to go ahead with the IPI project as it is the most feasible option to meet the growing energy requirements of the country.

In response to a question regarding any pressure on Pakistan on Iranian nuclear issue, Kasuri said that Pakistan has long and close relations with Iran, however, Pakistan was against any violent solution to the problem.

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