Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Friday stressed that safeguarding peace in Afghanistan “is the shared obligation of all stakeholders inside Afghanistan along with crucial regional and international gamers”.
He made the remark in a telephonic discussion with US Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken, that called him today to review reciprocal relationships and crucial developments in the region, according to a statement from the Foreign Office.
The United States state secretary additionally tweeted about his conversation with Qureshi, stating they had highlighted their “wish for a secure and sustainable bilateral partnership”.
“I look forward to proceeding collaboration on the Covering tranquility process, dealing with Covid-19, supporting regional security, and also other key problems,” Blinken composed.
Qureshi throughout the call claimed it was imperative for all pertinent stakeholders to press all Covering parties to constructively take part in accomplishing an “inclusive, broad-based and also extensive” political settlement, according to the FO.
He provided the assurance that Pakistan will stay a dependable partner for tranquility in Afghanistan, which is encountering a volatile circumstance with the withdrawal of international pressures.
The foreign minister noted that there was a “basic convergence” in between Pakistan as well as the USA on the demand for a serene negotiation in Afghanistan. He additionally highlighted the actions taken by Pakistan on behalf of the Afghan tranquility process.
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According to the FO statement, Qureshi as well as the US secretary of state worried the need for both sides to continue close sychronisation and also participation to make sure purposeful progression in the tranquility process.
On bilateral relations, the foreign minister emphasised Pakistan’s dedication to forging a long-term and lasting partnership with the United States that was anchored in “deep economic teamwork, local connection and also peace in the region”, according to journalism release.
He highlighted Pakistan’s concentrate on geo-economics and also repeated the significance of improving economic, trade and also investment connections between Pakistan as well as the United States.
The two sides likewise traded views on local connectivity and also various other crucial issues.
Earlier in the day, National Safety Adviser Moeed Yusuf had expressed worry over the intensifying situation in Afghanistan, calling it “extremely bad as well as out of Pakistan’s control”.
Informing the Senate Board on Foreign Affairs, he warned of an impending threat of an attack by the Tehreek-i-Taliban, that he claimed could get in Pakistan disguised as refugees.