Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Ms. Hina Rabbani Khan today received US Deputy Special Representative Frank Ruggiero.
The Afghan process of peace and reconciliation was discussed. Frank Ruggiero underscored the importance of the Core Group composed of Afghanistan, Pakistan and the US in the Afghan-led and Afghan-owned process of reconciliation and peace. The Minister underscored the importance of clarity and strategic coherence as well as transparency to facilitate the Afghan people and the Afghan government in the process for peace and reconciliation.
It was agreed that the Pakistan-US relations were on track and that enhanced interaction between the two sides at several levels greatly facilitated better understanding of each other’s point of view.
Minister of State Khar expressed serious concern over recent militant incursions from across the border with Afghanistan into Pakistan that led to loss of innocent lives. She underscored the need for effective measures to prevent such incursions.
20 June 2011
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