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FM calls for dialogue, diplomacy to resolve Ukrainian issue
September 24, 2022

Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari met with the Foreign Minister of Belarus Vladimir Makei, in New York on the side-lines of 77th session of the UN General Assembly.

Besides exchanging views on bilateral ties, the two Ministers discussed the situation in Ukraine.

Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari reiterated his invite to Belarusian Foreign Minister to visit Pakistan and looked forward to welcoming him in Islamabad at an early date.

 He said that Pakistan desires to take the relationship forward by broadening interaction in all spheres of cooperation.

The Foreign Minister expressed concern at the situation in Ukraine emphasizing that conflict is not in anyone's interest and it particularly impacted the developing countries. Pakistan emphasized de-escalation, dialogue and diplomacy to find a diplomatic solution.

He expressed the hope that talks between the Russian and Ukrainian representatives would lead to normalization of situation.

The two leaders agreed to further enhance Pakistan-Belarus bilateral cooperation.