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Our desire for peace be not construed as our weakness: FM

WASHINGTON/ISLAMABAD:    Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said Indian army has aggressive designs against Pakistan but our desire for peace be not construed as our weakness. Foreign minister said this during his address at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington. He went on to say Pakistan-US relations are very important. Pakistan wants tension between …

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We are not playing role of mediator between US, Iran: FM

NEW YORK:     Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said Pakistan is not playing the role of mediator between US and Iran but “we are making efforts to de-escalate tension. Qureshi met UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and UN Security Council president and exchanged views with them on gross violations of human rights in Occupied Kashmir and Middle East. …

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FM arrives in New York to meet UN leaders

NEW YORK:   Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mehmood Qureshi has arrived in New York on one day visit to meet UN leaders and later he will leave for Washington to hold meeting with US leadership. It is pertinent to mention here that FM is undertaking visit of different countries under the directives of Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan in support efforts …

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Week Long Photographic Exhibition on Cultural Diversity of Pakistan Launched at the European Parliament

Rasheed Ahmed BRUSSELS,(Parliament Times):  A photographic exhibition depicting cultural diversity of Pakistan has been launched at the European Parliament in Brussels. Organized by the Embassy of Pakistan, the exhibition was inaugurated by MEP Baroness Nosheena Mobarik, Chairperson of South – Asia Delegation of the European Parliament. The exhibition showcases the work of award winning photographer Syed Javaid A Kazi, with …

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Pakistan committed to play positive role in easing tension in region: FM

ISLAMABAD:     Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mehmood Qureshi has extended offer to Iranian ambassador during a meeting that Pakistan is ready to play positive role in easing tension in the region. During the meeting Qureshi and Iranian ambassador Syed Muhammad Ali Hussaini exchanged views on US-Iran conflict and law and security situation in the region. According to a statement issued …

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We will not become part of any foreign agenda: FO

ISLAMABAD:   Pakistan supports international efforts for peace in Middle East and our efforts for peace will continue. “Pakistan is reviewing the prevailing tense situation in the region. We back the endeavors for establishment of peace in ME. There is room for de-escalation and efforts for peace in the region, this was said by Foreign Office (FO) Spokesperson Aisha Farooqui during …

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Pakistan is keeping close eye on situation: FM

ISLAMABAD:      Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said the region can not afford any tension and Pakistan is keeping watchful eye on the matter. “ Region cannot afford any tension. Pakistan is keeping watchful eye on the matter. Use of force should be avoided. We want stability in the region”, he said this in a statement here …

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Pakistanis advised to exercise maximum caution while planning to travel to Iraq

Islamabad:    Pakistan caustioned its citizens to avoid while traveling to Iraq due to the recent security situation in region. In a advisory issued by the Foreign Office today said in view of recent developments and the prevailing security situation in the region, Pakistani nationals are advised to exercise maximum caution while planning visit to Iraq at this point. Those …

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UN play positive role Right to self-determination for the pepole of Kashmir: Zaheer A. Janjua

Rasheed Ahmed BRUSSELS , (Parliament Times):  On 5 January 1949, the United Nations committed to realization of the right to self-determination by the Kashmiri people through a free and impartial plebiscite conducted under its auspices. This day is commemorated by the Kashmiris to remind the international community of the commitment made to them by the United Nations 71 years ago, which …

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Modi government should focus on ongoing human tragedy in India rather than shedding crocodile tears for minorities: FO

ISLAMABAD:     Pakistan has brushed aside Indian propaganda about ill treatment of minorities in the country. It has been said in a statement issued by Foreign Office (FO) that terming the individual law and order related incident in Peshawar and Nankana Sahib as persecution of minorities by BJP government is part of India’s traditional campaign of character assassination of Pakistan. …

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