We are satisfied with progress in Afghan peace talks, says FM Qureshi

FM Qureshi, German ambassador, Afghan, peace, talks
12 Mar, 2019 1:17 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas called on Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Tuesday.

They discussed different matters pertaining to bilateral relations, regional situation and efforts for peace in Afghanistan.

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qurteshi said that that Pakistan wants peace in the region. “Prime Minister Imran Khan released the captured Indian pilot Abhinandan as a goodwill gesture despite India’s belligerent posture,” he said.

He said that the Indian atrocities are continuing in the Occupied Kashmir. “Dialogues are inevitable for the resolution of the Kashmir dispute.”

He briefed the German delegation about the regional situation and events taking place in the wake of Pulwama incident.

The German minister stressed the need for resolving issues between Pakistan and India though dialogues.

He appreciated Pakistan’s efforts for restoration of peace in Afghanistan. Both countries agreed to boost trade and economic relations.


Talking to the media after the meeting, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said there are ample opportunities of economic cooperation between Pakistan and Germany. “We are providing all-out facilities to investors,” he said.

FM Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that Pakistan is satisfied with progress in the Afghan peace talks.

He said that terrorism is an international issue including the region. “Pakistan is taking steps to deal with the challenges,” he added.

The minister said that the National Action Plan is being implemented to eliminate terrorism. “The situation is very bad in Occupied Kashmir,” he said.




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