Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi met his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in China today (Wednesday).
In the context of the discussions held during Prime Minister Imran Khan’s recent visit to Moscow and their own telephone conversation earlier this month, the two Foreign Ministers reviewed bilateral relations and exchanged views on the regional situation.
Foreign Minister Qureshi shared Pakistan’s principled position on the situation in Ukraine including cessation of hostilities, provision of humanitarian assistance, and efforts for a solution through dialogue and diplomacy.
He expressed the hope that talks between Russia and Ukraine would succeed in finding a diplomatic solution.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi also conveyed Pakistan’s readiness to reinforce efforts for a diplomatic solution including through the OIC platform.