UNITED NATIONS – The United Nations Tuesday declined comments on the issue of a group of Iranian border guards who were reportedly abducted in Iran’s Sistan-and Balochistan province earlier this month and taken across into Pakistan, stating it was a bilateral matter. "It's a bilateral matter between the two countries. We have no comments," UN Spokesman Martin Nesirky said in response to a question from an Iranian correspondent at the regular noon briefing.–SPECIAL CORRESPONDENTAccording to Press reports, five Iranian border guards were abducted in Jakigour region of Iran’s Sistan-and Balochistan Province on February 6 and taken to the Pakistani territory.The so-called Jeish al-Adl group claimed responsibility for the abductions, the reports said.

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