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Pakistan desires durable peace in Afghanistan: FM
December 16, 2020

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says Pakistan desires durable peace in Afghanistan.

He was talking to a delegation of the Taliban Political Commission led by Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar in Islamabad today.

The Minister said Pakistan played its possible reconciliatory role in the agreement reached between the Afghan Taliban and the United States in Doha.

He said agreement on the rules for intra-Afghan talks is a welcome development.

Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Pakistan has been stating since the beginning that the only way for peace in Afghanistan is meaningful and comprehensive dialogue.

He said peace in Afghanistan is imperative for peace and stability in the entire region.

The Foreign Minister said Pakistan wants promotion of multifaceted ties with Afghanistan.

The Afghan Taliban delegation head Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar lauded Pakistan's reconciliatory efforts for peace in Afghanistan.