FM Qureshi arrives in the US


Islamabad: After the successful visit to Saudi Arabia, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi reached the United States to hold discussions regarding peace in the region.

FM Qureshi arrives in the US

It is pertinent to note that Shah Mehmood Qureshi was advised by Prime Minister Imran Khan to visit the United States, Saudi Arabia, and Tehran to defuse tensions between them.

Earlier, Qureshi visiting Tehran, Riyadh. His meeting with the officials has proved to be “an intensive diplomatic outreach on the ongoing Middle East situation”.

The spokesperson at the Foreign Office declared that “The objective is to support efforts for de-escalation and resolution of differences and disputes through political and diplomatic means. The foreign minister’s visit to the US is part of these endeavors.”

The spokesperson further added that his meeting in the US will also prove to be fruitful in bringing peace and stability in the region. He said, “While in Washington, the foreign minister will meet Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, National Security Adviser Robert O’ Brien and other senior administration officials. The foreign minister will also have meetings on the Capitol Hill, besides engagements with the media, think tank community and the Pakistani Diaspora.”

Meanwhile, Qureshi announced at his twitter handle that “In my meetings with President UNSC, President UNGA, and UN Secretary General Antonioguterres, I emphasized the humanitarian crisis and the reign of terror unleashed on innocent Kashmiris by India since 5 August 2019.”

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