ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi called Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Monday and briefed him on the evolving regional situation post Pulwama incident in the Indian Occupied Kashmir.
The foreign minister thanked China for its steadfast support to Pakistan, said the official press release.
FM Qureshi underscored Pakistan’s desire for peace and stability in the region and resolution of all issues through negotiations and dialogue with India. He also highlighted the steps taken by Pakistan to de-escalate the situation.
State Councilor Wang Yi thanked his Pakistani counterpart for the call and appreciated Pakistan’s efforts for peace.
Yi agreed that the unfolding regional situation was serious with implications for peace and security of the entire region. He also acknowledged Pakistan’s invaluable contributions in the fight against terrorism for which Pakistan has paid a heavy price.
The two Foreign Ministers agreed to stay in contact with each other to discuss the regional developments. Agencies