Foreign minister of Pakistan discusses peace, stability in AFG with US envoy

by Aamaj News

Foreign minister of Pakistan, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, visiting the US special representative for Afghanistan, Thomas West, discussed the peace and stability in Afghanistan.

Foreign ministry of Pakistan releasing a statement said that Mr. Zardari met the US special envoy in New York, yesterday.

“The two sides acknowledged the need for continued cooperation on the shared objectives of sustained efforts and engagement of the international community to alleviate the sufferings of the Afghan people and promote regional peace and stability,” the statement reads.

Referring to humanitarian prospects in Afghanistan, which United Nations and international agencies warn will deteriorate further in impending winters, Zardari stressed that such a scenario could result in mass refugee exodus and provide fertile ground for exploitation by terrorists and extremists, with regional and international implications.

Additionally, the US special representative for Afghanistan appreciated Pakistan’s efforts for peace and stability in Afghanistan, adding that preventing humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan is still the priority.


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