Published On: Thu, Apr 8th, 2021
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Russian FM calls on COAS, discuss regional security cooperation

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Rawalpindi: Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Wednesday called on Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, a press release from ISPR told.

According to the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), matters of mutual interest including enhanced defense and security cooperation, regional security, particularly Afghan Peace Process were discussed during the meeting.

The visiting dignitary acknowledged Pakistan’s achievements in war against terrorism and contributions for regional peace and stability especially Pakistan’s sincere efforts in the Afghan Peace Process.

Sergey Lavrov said that Pak-Russia relations are on a positive trajectory and will continue to develop in multiple domains.

COAS Qamar Javed Bajwa said that Pakistan values its relations with Russia and reciprocates the desire for enhanced bilateral military cooperation. Pakistan welcomes all initiatives which can bring peace and stability in Afghanistan as the whole region will benefit from it, COAS emphasized. We have no hostile designs towards any country and will keep on working towards a cooperative regional framework based on sovereign equality and mutual progress, COAS concluded.