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Pakistan, Russia agree to continue efforts for peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan – Financial Express

Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov on Wednesday agreed to continue efforts for peace and reconciliation in the war-torn Afghanistan. Qureshi, who arrived here early Wednesday on the last leg of his four-nation tour, met Lavrov and the two leaders held in-depth talks on various bilateral and regional issues, including recent developments concerning the Afghan peace process.

“On the final leg of his tour to regional countries, FM Shah Mahmood Qureshi held discussions with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov,” Foreign Office Spokesperson Mohammad Faisal tweeted. Later, in a statement the Foreign Office said the “ministers agreed to continue efforts, including through Moscow Format of Consultations, for supporting reconciliation under …. Read More on Financial Express

Pakistan will continue to play constructive role for peace in Afghanistan – Aaj TV

ISLAMABAD: Foreign office spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal says Pakistan will continue to play a constructive role for promoting peace and reconciliation process in Afghanistan to bring lasting peace and stability to the region.

Speaking at his weekly press briefing in Islamabad on Thursday the spokesperson said Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has paid a very successful shuttle visit to Kabul, Tehran, Beijing and Moscow and it would help generate consensus among all the stake holders to advance the peace process … Read More on Aaj TV

Pakistan, US Military Leaders Review Afghan Peace Efforts – VOA News

ISLAMABAD — The U.S. commander of foreign forces in Afghanistan traveled to Pakistan Thursday to discuss Afghan reconciliation efforts with Pakistan’s military chief, officials said.

Gen. Austin Scott Miller’s visit came amid reports of a possible U.S. troop drawdown in Afghanistan and a renewed push to negotiate peace with Taliban insurgents for ending the 17-year-old Afghan war.

An army announcement said Pakistani General Qamar Javed Bajwa told Miller that Islamabad is committed to Afghan peace efforts… Reads More on VOA News

U.S. commander discusses Afghan peace with Pakistan army chief – xinhuanet

ISLAMABAD, Dec. 27 (Xinhua) — Commander of NATO’s Resolute Support Mission and U.S. Forces in Afghanistan Gen. Austin Scott Miller met with Pakistan army chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa Thursday at the army headquarters in Rawalpindi and discussed Afghan reconciliation, Pakistani military said.

Issues of mutual interest with particular reference to regional security and ongoing Afghan reconciliation process were discussed during the meeting, according to a statement from the army’s media wing Inter-Services Public Relations.

The army said the U.S. commander and the Pakistan army chief expressed unanimity of views on importance of political resolution of Afghan situation and underlined that only an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned inclusive process can ….Read More on XINHUANET

Pakistan urges world community to help stop Indian atrocities in IOK – Radio Pakistan

Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal says Pakistan will continue to play a constructive role for promoting peace and reconciliation process in Afghanistan to bring lasting peace and stability to the region.

Speaking at his weekly press briefing in Islamabad on Thursday the spokesperson said Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has paid a very successful shuttle visit to Kabul, Tehran, Beijing and Moscow and it would help generate consensus among all the stake holders to advance the peace process in Afghanistan.

He said the visit was essentially part of government’s policy to strengthen relations with all neighbors and … Read More on Radio Pakistan

Iran held talks with Afghan Taliban amid peace push – Dawn

Iran has met with the Afghan Taliban, a top Iranian security official said on Wednesday according to the Tasnim news agency, just days after the militants attended reconciliation talks in the UAE.

Ali Shamkhani, secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, made the announcement while on a visit to the Afghan capital Kabul, several Iranian agencies reported.

“The Afghan government has been informed of the communications and talks carried out with the Taliban, and this process will continue,” he said, quoted … Read More on Dawn

Russia, Pakistan Have ‘Common Interest’ In Helping Afghan Peace – Tolo News

Sergey Lavrov said they try not to impose “anything on anyone” when it comes to the Afghan peace process.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi in Moscow on Wednesday.

Lavrov said Russia and Pakistan had a “common interest” in helping the peace process in Afghanistan start “as soon as possible”.

“We have a common interest in creating conditions for the start of the political process as soon as possible,” Lavrov said. “The process by which Afghani people would lead themselves and …. Read More on Tolo News



Pak, Russia Agree to Continue Efforts For Peace And Reconciliation in Afghanistan – News18

Qureshi, who arrived in Moscow on the last leg of his four-nation tour, met Lavrov and the two leaders held in-depth talks on various bilateral and regional issues, including recent developments concerning the Afghan peace process.

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Islamabad/Moscow: Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov on Wednesday agreed to continue efforts for peace and reconciliation in the war-torn Afghanistan.

Qureshi, who arrived here early Wednesday on the last leg of his four-nation tour, met Lavrov and the two leaders held in-depth talks on various bilateral and regional issues, including recent developments concerning the Afghan peace process.

“On the final leg of his tour to regional countries, FM Shah Mahmood Qureshi held discussions with his Russian counterpart …. Read More on News18