Pakistan to continue its reconciliatory efforts for regional peace: FM

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that Pakistan will continue its reconciliatory efforts for ensuring peace and stability and reducing tension in the region, the Dispatch News Desk (DND) news agency reported.

While speaking at the delegation level talks between Pakistan and Iran held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad on Friday, Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that tension in the region is in no one’s interest.

The foreign minister said that Pakistan wants resolution of all outstanding issues through diplomatic engagement. He said that all the stakeholders need to demonstrate patience and tolerance.

The Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said that his Country gives value to Pakistan’s efforts for establishing peace in the region.

In the delegation level talks, Shah Mahmood Qureshi led the Pakistani side while the Iranian delegation was headed by the Iranian foreign minister.

Expressing satisfaction over implementation on the decisions made during Prime Minister Imran Khan’s recent visit to Iran, the two sides agreed to continue cooperation on bilateral matters.