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Foreign minister reaffirms Pakistan’s commitment to negotiate settlement of Afghan conflict

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Tuesday reiterated Pakistan's desire for achieving peace in Afghanistan. According to Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal, he expressed this resolve during a meeting with American delegation led by US Special Representative on Afghan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad in Islamabad. Shah Mehmood Qureshi said Pakistan would continue to play its role for political solution of the Afghan conflict. He said Pakistan welcomed the US efforts for peace in…

Pakistan will implement action plan negotiated with FATF: FO

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal on Thursday said Pakistan would implement the action plan negotiated with the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to address concerns of the international community. "We had announced in February last that Pakistan will implement the action plan after negotiation with the FATF, while remaining in the grey list," he said adding that FATF would likely to announce this tomorrow. Addressing weekly news briefing in Islamabad, he ruled out any chance of placing Pakistan…

Erdogan calls for negotiated settlement of Kashmir dispute

ISLAMABAD: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday called for a negotiated settlement of Kashmir dispute between Pakistan and India. “The dispute of Jammu and Kashmir is between the states of Pakistan and India and both the countries need to settle it once and for all,” he said in an interview in Ankara ahead of his visit to India. He totally rejected any similarity between Kurdish terrorist groups and Kashmiris. To a query about Turkey's move to block New Delhi’s admission to Nuclear Suppliers Group, he…