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Iran-Pakistan ties tighten in economic commission

Iran has been seeking better ties with the South Asian country since the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan.
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Iran and Pakistan signed a series of cooperation agreements this week. 

The two countries held a joint economic commission in Tehran Thursday. During the event, they signed a series of memorandums of understanding to expand cooperation in the trade, energy, transportation, culture, tourism and media sectors, the official Islamic Republic News Agency reported. 

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