(2018-03-02) The 12th Meeting of Pakistan-Russia Consultative Group on Strategic Stability was held on 2 March, 2018 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad. Pakistan side was led by Ambassador Tasnim Aslam, Special Secretary (United Nations & Economic Coordination), while the Russian delegation was led by Mr. Sergey Ryabkov, Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation.
The two sides had an in-depth exchange of views on the regional and global developments, including with respect to arms control, disarmament and non-proliferation. In the backdrop of a fast-evolving strategic landscape, the talks were marked by a commonality of approach and convergence on a range of contemporary issues. The two sides expressed high degree of satisfaction over their close coordination, cooperation and consultations at various international fora.
Both sides agreed on the need to further capitalize on the positive trajectory of the overall bilateral relations by exploring avenues for mutually beneficial bilateral cooperation.
Pakistan-Russia Consultative Group on Strategic Stability is a platform for structured dialogue between the two sides and has been meeting since 2003.
02 March 2018