Pakistan welcomes agreement on rules by Afghan parties in Doha
ISLAMABAD (92 News) - Pakistan has welcomed the announcement regarding the agreement reached on rules and procedures by the Afghan parties in Doha on Thursday.
Addressing weekly press briefing, Foreign Office (FO) spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said this is another significant step forward.
He said the agreement reflects a common resolve of the parties to secure a negotiated settlement. He said it is an important development contributing towards a successful outcome of the intra-Afghan negotiations.
The FO spokesperson said Pakistan will continue to support intra-Afghan negotiations, culminating in an inclusive, broad-based and comprehensive political solution paving the way for a peaceful, stable and prosperous Afghanistan.
Condemns assassination of Iranian scientist
Hafeez Chaudhri FO spokesperson condemned the assassination of Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh in Tehran.
Extending sincere condolences to the family members of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh and to the Iranian people, he said Pakistan strongly urges all sides to exercise maximum restraint and avoid further escalation of tensions in the region.
FO calls upon Int'l community over brutal suppression of Kashmiris
Highlighting the grave situation in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the FO spokesperson called upon the international community to take cognizance of brutal suppression of the Kashmiri people's rights and freedoms in utter violation of international laws and conventions.
He said the world community must use all tools at its disposal to hold India accountable for its serious crimes against the Kashmiri people. He urged the international community, particularly the United Nations counter-terrorism mechanisms, to act on the Pakistani Dossier providing irrefutable evidence of Indian state sponsorship of terrorism.