Bangladesh should respect 1974 tripartite agreement, says FO spokesman Qazi Khalilullah

26 Nov, 2015 4:00 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Foreign Office spokesman Qazi Khalilullah has on Thursday said that Pakistan has summoned Bangladesh’s envoy to lodge a protest and convey Islamabad’s concerns over the recent executions of two opposition members.

During his weekly briefing at Foreign Office in Islamabad on Thursday, he said that Bangladesh should respect the 1974 tripartite agreement. “The Bangladeshi envoy has been summoned discuss the summoning of Pakistani Ambassador in Dhaka and the motives for the executions of opposition leaders,” he said.

Qazi Khalilullah said that Foreign Office Spokesperson Qazi Khalilullah expressed concerns over growing incidents of hate crimes against Muslims after the Paris attacks.

Commenting on the Russian plane incident, the spokesperson said that Pakistan is concerned regarding tensions between Russia and Turkey, adding that the tensions are needed to be resolved through dialogues.

Qazi Khalilullah said Pakistan encourages contacts between Pakistan and Afghanistan at all levels.

To a question on Junagadh issue, he said Pakistan is ready to discuss all outstanding issues, including Kashmir without attaching any pre-conditions. He said these issues should be resolved according to UN resolutions.

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