ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office (FO) spokesperson Qazi Khalilullah on Thursday said that Pakistan was in contact with India to determine the date of foreign secretaries’ talks.
During weekly media briefing, he said the date for the foreign secretary level talks was not decided before.
He said he had no knowledge of any possible meeting between the National Security Advisers of both the countries.
Replying to a question, he said he could not confirm the protective custody of Maulana Masood Azhar of Jaish-e-Muhammad.
The spokesperson said that Pakistan strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Indonesia and was against terrorism in the entire region.
As regards the Saudi-Iran tensions, Qazi Khalilullah said that Iran was Pakistan’s close neighbouring country and the government wanted resolution of issues between the two countries in a peaceful manner.
Talking about the attack on Pakistan’s consulate in Afghanistan, he said that more information had been sought from the Afghan government.
He also rejected the allegations of Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan that 80 percent of the terrorists, who had joined the Islamic State militant group in Afghanistan, were from Pakistan.