Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi reiterated stance that Pakistan will continue to play its reconciliatory role for peace in Afghanistan.

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi while talking to US Chargé D’ Affaires in Pakistan Paul W. Jones in Islamabad, said that the progress and development of the entire region directly hinges upon the peace in the neighbouring country.

Foreign Minister said that Pakistan welcomes the US decision to resume talks with Afghan Taliban. The situation in Afghanistan, overall security situation in the region, and bilateral relations between Pakistan and the United States came under discussion at the meeting.

Earlier, FM Shah Mehmood Qureshi had said in a tweet: “Pakistan welcomes President Trump’s continued willingness to pursue political settlement in Afghanistan by resuming dialogue with Taliban. It is a positive development, which will help in establishing peace and stability in Afghanistan as well as in region.”