FO: (Foreign Secretary lauds world’s role in de-escalating tension between Pak-India)

ISLAMABAD:Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua has appreciated the role of the world community in de-escalating tension between the two neighboring countries.

She was addressing an international conference on ‘Shanghai Cooperation Organization: Future Prospects and Regional Connectivity organized by Center for Global and Strategic Studies here on Tuesday.

She said Pakistan responded to India with determination, patience and responsibly. She stressed that resolution of Kashmir dispute is indispensable for peace in the region.

She said Pakistan desires resolution of the lingering dispute through dialogue and in accordance with the UN Security Council resolutions.

Alluding to the situation in Afghanistan, Tehmina Janjua said durable peace in the country is only impossible through intra-Afghan dialogue.

She said the Afghan people themselves have to decide their future and Pakistan is always ready to facilitate the Afghan peace and reconciliation process.