Pakistan desires peace not conflict in region: FO


Pakistan peace FO Foreign Office play region Aisha Farooqui FO spokesperson
09 Jan, 2020 6:07 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Foreign Office (FO) spokesperson Aisha Farooqui on Thursday has said that Pakistan does not want conflict and will continue to play its role in establishment of peace and stability in the region.

In her weekly press briefing, Aisha Farooqui said that Pakistan enjoys cordial relations with all the countries including Iran and Afghanistan. She also said Pakistan rejects Indian propaganda. She said opening of Kartarpur Corridor is reflection of the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Rejects Indian propaganda on treatment of minorities in Pakistan

“We reject Indian propaganda on treatment of minorities in Pakistan,” the FO spokesperson said. She also said that the BJP government’s mysterious portrayal of law and order incidents in Peshawar and Nankana Sahib recently as alleged persecution of minorities is part of its smear campaign against Pakistan.

“Indian used minorities’ incident as desperate attempt to divert attention from ongoing state terrorism in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK), as well as ongoing and systematic discrimination against minorities across India,” she mentioned.

158th day of lockdown of IoK

Referring to situation in Kashmir, she said it is 158th day of the lockdown of IoK and the people of the territory are deprived to life, food, health, freedom of expression, freedom of assembly and right to self-determination.

PM’s visit to Malaysia envisaged in near future

To a question regarding Afghanistan, she said that Pakistan has a principled position on Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. She told a questioner that prime minister’s visit to Malaysia is envisaged in near future and we remain closely engaged with Malaysia as our brotherly country

 


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