- NSA Moeed Yusuf meets with senior US officers throughout Washington go to.
- Yusuf says he mentioned bilateral, regional and international problems with mutual curiosity with US counterpart.
- US NSA Jake Sullivan says he consulted Yusuf on regional connectivity and safety.
WASHINGTON: Prime nationwide safety officers of Pakistan and the US held a dialogue on the continued state of affairs in Afghanistan and the necessity for an pressing discount in violence within the nation.
Nationwide Safety Adviser Moeed Yusuf is within the US to satisfy with senior US officers, lawmakers and assume tanks to change views on the altering regional safety state of affairs.
His go to is a part of high-level bilateral engagements between the 2 nations, learn an announcement.
“Had a positive follow-up meeting with NSA @JakeSullivan46 today in Washington. Took stock of progress made since our Geneva meeting & discussed bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual interest,” the Pakistan NSA tweeted.
He stated they agreed to maintain the momentum in Pak-US bilateral cooperation.
Then again, US NSA Jake Sullivan stated that he consulted Yusuf on regional connectivity and safety and different areas of mutual cooperation.
“We discussed the urgent need for a reduction in violence in Afghanistan and a negotiated political settlement to the conflict,” he stated in an announcement after the assembly.
No favourites in Afghanistan
On Wednesday, a delegation of journalists from Afghanistan held an interplay with Prime Minister Imran Khan and requested him questions associated to Pakistan’s stance on the present Afghan state of affairs.
“We do not have any favourites in Afghanistan. Our policy is that whoever the people of Afghanistan choose, Pakistan will have the best relationship with them,” the prime minister had stated.
The PM had stated Pakistan was not pursuing its 90s’ coverage of strategic depth in Afghanistan as his authorities strongly believed that Afghanistan can by no means be managed from exterior.
To a query on Taliban killing Afghans, he had stated, “What Taliban are doing or not doing, has nothing to do with Pakistan. We are not responsible, nor are we spokesmen for the Taliban.”
He had termed as unlucky the current statements from the Afghan authorities officers accusing Pakistan of supporting the Taliban.
“No country has ever tried harder than Pakistan to bring the Taliban to the dialogue table — first with the Americans and then with the Afghan government,” he had stated, and talked about that the efforts have been additionally acknowledged by US Particular Consultant Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad.
PM Imran Khan had stated a political compromise between the Afghan authorities and the Taliban to type an inclusive authorities was the one answer to attain peace. “All we want is peace in Afghanistan,” he had added.