Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Wednesday met his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov whereby he expressed the hope that talks between Russia and Ukraine would reach discovering a diplomatic answer.
FM Qureshi shared Pakistan’s principled place on the state of affairs in Ukraine together with cessation of hostilities, provision of humanitarian help, and efforts for an answer by way of dialogue and diplomacy.
In the context of the discussions held throughout Prime Minister Imran Khan’s current go to to Moscow and their very own phone dialog earlier this month, the 2 international ministers reviewed bilateral relations and exchanged views on the regional state of affairs.
The international minister additionally conveyed Pakistan’s readiness to strengthen efforts for a diplomatic answer together with by way of the OIC platform.
FM Qureshi is visiting China to take part within the Third Ministerial Meeting of Neighbouring Countries of Afghanistan from March 29-31.
Qureshi additionally met with Iranian Foreign Minister Dr Hossein Amir Abdollahian on the sidelines of the ministerial assembly.
While referring to the frequent high-level exchanges between Pakistan and Iran, the international minister reaffirmed Pakistan’s want to strengthen bilateral cooperation in all areas.
He additionally underscored the significance of earliest completion of border markets within the context of enhanced bilateral financial cooperation.
During the assembly, the 2 international ministers had a complete overview of bilateral relations and the regional state of affairs.
The international minister additionally briefed on the unprovoked violation of Pakistan’s airspace by an Indian supersonic missile, underlining that such actions have been fraught with grave implications and represented a critical risk to regional peace and stability.
On the state of affairs in Afghanistan, the international minister highlighted that as neighbours, Pakistan and Iran had been intently coordinating.
“Pakistan would continue to play its role for political and economic stability of Afghanistan, which would ultimately benefit the entire region,” he added.
Qureshi expressed the hope that the Joint Economic Commission session can be held on the earliest to spice up commerce and financial collaboration.
The international minister expressed satisfaction on the facilitative motion of vehicles underneath TIR, which might additional strengthen financial linkages within the area.
Qureshi appreciated Iran’s steadfast help for the Kashmir trigger, particularly on the Supreme Leader stage.
Foreign minister Dr Abdollahian reaffirmed Iran’s want to additional strengthen fraternal ties in numerous areas of bilateral cooperation. He additionally prolonged an invite to the international minister to go to Iran to hold ahead the method of enlargement of bilateral relations.