FILE PHOTO: General view of a closed gate at Pakistan and Iran's border posts. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed

 – Pakistan and Iran on Monday said that they respect each other’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and resolved to expand security cooperation, stepping up efforts to mend ties after tit-for-tat missile strikes this month at what they said were militant targets.

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(Reporting by Gibran Peshimam; Writing by YP Rajesh)