Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi called Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi today and briefed him on the evolving regional situation post Pulwama incident in Indian Occupied Kashmir.
The Foreign Minister thanked China for its steadfast support. He 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 the Foreign Minister for the call and appreciated Pakistan’s efforts. He 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 touch with each other over the regional developments.