Russian envoy Kabulov lauds Pakistan's efforts for Afghan peace
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Russian Envoy on Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov has lauded Pakistan's efforts in Afghan peace and reconciliation. He made the remarks during delegation level talks with Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua in Islamabad on Tuesday. Bilateral relations, Afghan peace process and matters of mutual interests came under discussion during the meeting. Earlier, Zamir Kabulov arrived in Pakistan on a two-day visit. The Foreign Office and Russian Embassy officials welcomed him. The visit will allow the Russian envoy to exchange views with his Pakistani counterparts on the Afghan situation and US talks with the Taliban. It was also reported that Zamir Kabulov will meet top officials at the Foreign Office. On Jan 27, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Sunday lauded Pakistani vital role behind the recent negotiations between the United States and the Afghan Taliban. Speaking to the journalists while commenting on the Pak-US relation, Qureshi said that Pakistan played a vital role in bringing the Taliban leadership to the table, terming that the recent negotiations between the US and the Afghan Taliban as a major diplomatic victory. The foreign minister said that Pakistan has pursued a regional outlook by reaching out to different countries and advocating its resolve for a stable and peaceful region. “The world has accepted Pakistan’s stance on the peace process.” He highlighted that Pakistan has remained committed for peace in Afghanistan, and successfully convinced Taliban leaders to hold talks with US officials on the negotiating table.