Pakistan stands for peace, stability in region: Qureshi
Efforts to defuse tensions, promote peace in ME constructive: FM
Underscoring the need for dialogues and de-escalation in the Middle East, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that Pakistan remains committed to its core objective of promoting peace and stability in the region.
Taking to the social networking website, twitter, FM Qureshi said that he had visited Iran, Saudi Arabia, Oman, United States and Qatar recently on the directives of Prime Minister Imran Khan and held constructive engagements with his counterparts on efforts to defuse tensions and promote peace in the Middle East.
He said,” Pakistan’s message I took to all; We stand for peace and stability in the region.” The foreign minister said that during his talks with the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in New York, he underlined the critical importance of the international community’s continued attention to the sufferings of Kashmiris under Indian occupation.
He said that the longstanding Kashmir dispute should be resolved in line with the resolutions of the UN and aspirations of the Kashmiri people.
Earlier on January 18, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi had said Pakistan will continue its efforts in establishing peace in the Middle East and South Asian regions as well.
Talking to Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Qatar Sheikh Muhammad Bin Abdur Rehman, he highlighted Pakistan’s efforts to reduce tension in the Middle East.
He said during his talks with the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres in New York, he underlined the critical importance of the International community’s continued attention to the sufferings of Kashmiris under Indian occupation.
The Foreign Minister also called for resolving the Kashmir dispute in lines with the United Nations Security Council’s resolutions, and will and aspirations of the people of Kashmir.