Wang Yi Talks about Shuttle Diplomacy towards Pakistan and Afghanistan – FMPRC

On June 25, 2017 local time, Foreign Minister Wang Yi, after concluding his visit to Pakistan, made the remarks on shuttle diplomacy towards Afghanistan and Pakistan at a press conference with Advisor to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz of Pakistan.

Wang Yi said that from June 24 to 25, I visited Afghanistan and Pakistan upon invitation. In addition to promoting the development of Afghanistan-Pakistan relations, I had a vital task on mediation at the two countries’ request to promote the improvement of bilateral relations and support the Afghan reconciliation process.

Wang Yi stressed that China never interferes in the internal affairs of other countries, never imposes China’s will on others and never involves in geopolitical rivalry. However, we are willing to give friends a helping hand when they are in needs. Both Pakistan and Afghanistan hope China play its role, reflecting the high trust towards China. During the visit, after having candid and in-depth talks with the leaders of the two countries and listening to the views of two parties, we reached broad consensus and issued a joint press communiqué among China, Afghanistan and Pakistan.

The trilateral press communiqué has five core consensus:First, China, Afghanistan and Pakistan are willing to jointly safeguard regional peace and stability, strengthen cooperation in connectivity and economy and promote common…. Read More on FMPRC