Islamabad, October 12, 2021 (PPI-OT): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has called upon the international community to support the Afghan people in their quest for peace, stability and development at the critical juncture in their history.
He was addressing the 6th Ministerial Meeting of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia through a video statement. Foreign Minister lauded CICA’s role in providing an invaluable platform for promoting peace, security and development on the Asian continent through dialogue and cooperation.
He reaffirmed Pakistan’s commitment to the CICA process and the concept of common, comprehensive, cooperative and sustainable security in Asia. The Foreign Minister underscored that sustainable peace in South Asia would remain elusive until and unless the core dispute of Jammu and Kashmir is resolved in accordance with the resolutions of the UN Security Council and the wishes of the Kashmiri people.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi also called for a just and lasting settlement of the Palestinian question through the two-state solution in accordance with the relevant United Nations resolutions. The meeting was hosted by Kazakhstan, the current CICA Chair, in Nur-Sultan.
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