MOSCOW: In a prolonged assembly with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday, Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed remorse over the most recent Kiev-Moscow battle and mentioned Pakistan was hopeful that diplomacy might avert a navy battle.
The Russian Foreign Ministry mentioned in an announcement that the assembly between the president and the prime minister lasted greater than three hours, throughout which they mentioned Islamophobia, Afghanistan, bilateral, regional and South Asian points.
PM Imran has left from Moscow after the tour.
He arrived in Moscow yesterday on a two-day official go to, the place he was acquired on the airport by the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister and given a guard of honor on the airport.
According to an announcement from the Prime Minister’s Office, the prime minister pressured that battle will not be in anybody’s curiosity and that creating nations are at all times the toughest hit financially in case of battle.
“Pakistan believes that disputes should be resolved through dialogue and diplomacy,” the prime minister advised the Russian president.
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to strengthen bilateral relations
Recalling the telephonic conversations between the 2 leaders in latest months, the Prime Minister expressed confidence that the constructive trajectory of bilateral relations will proceed to maneuver ahead.
He mentioned that the belief and camaraderie that characterizes the connection will translate into additional deepening and broadening of mutual cooperation in various fields.
The Prime Minister reaffirmed the significance of the Pakistan-Stream fuel pipeline as a serious financial undertaking between Pakistan and Russia and likewise mentioned cooperation on potential energy-related tasks.
Prime Minister Imran Khan underscored Pakistan’s dedication to forging a long-term, multifaceted relationship with Russia.
Averting Afghanistan’s potential financial disaster
In the regional context, the Prime Minister underscored the urgency to handle the humanitarian disaster and stop a doable financial slowdown in Afghanistan.
The Premier reiterated that Pakistan will proceed to work with the worldwide group for a steady, peaceable and linked Afghanistan.
In this regard, they underlined the continued cooperation and coordination between Pakistan and Russia at numerous worldwide and regional fora, together with the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).
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On the state of affairs in South Asia, the Prime Minister highlighted the dire human rights state of affairs in India-occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IOJK).
and underlined the crucial of a peaceable decision of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute.
The Prime Minister additionally highlighted the developments detrimental to regional peace and stability and pressured the necessity for measures that will assist in sustaining regional steadiness.
The rising development of Islamophobia
Expressing concern over the rising developments of extremism and Islamophobia on the earth, the Prime Minister emphasised the necessity for inter-religious concord and coexistence.
Appreciating President Putin’s understanding of the respect and sensitivity in direction of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) by Muslims, the Prime Minister mentioned that inter-religious concord and respect for all religions is crucial for peace and concord inside and amongst society. Is.
Meeting with Deputy PM
Following the assembly with President Putin, the Prime Minister and a delegation referred to as on the Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Alexander Valentinovich Novak and the Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation Nikolay Shulginov.
Earlier within the day, PM Imran Khan had laid a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow in tribute to the World War II casualties.
‘Pakistan to take care of balanced, sovereign international coverage’
Speaking to a Pakistani media outlet, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry mentioned that Islamabad doesn’t need any interruption in its bilateral ties with Russia and desires to strengthen them.
“The Prime Minister and the Russian President discussed global issues,” Chowdhury mentioned. He mentioned that Pakistan will preserve a balanced and sovereign international coverage.
“We have close relations with Russia and the United States” […] We is not going to be compelled to interrupt ties with any nation,” the information minister said.
The Information Minister said that Pakistan would put its interests first. He said that the next visit of PM Imran Khan will be to Europe.
Pakistan, Russia reaffirm commitment to further strengthen bilateral ties
Separately, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov discussed important regional and global issues in the midst of the Moscow-Kiev crisis.
During the meeting, Pakistan and Russia reaffirmed their commitment to further strengthen bilateral ties, with FM Qureshi assuring his counterpart that Islamabad values its ties with Moscow.
“Pakistan attaches particular significance to bilateral relations with Russia” […] Relations between Pakistan and Russia have step by step strengthened,” mentioned FM Qureshi, talking on the event.
The External Affairs Minister mentioned that Pakistan is shifting forward on the agenda of selling financial priorities and regional ties below the imaginative and prescient of PM Imran Khan.
The two leaders mentioned necessary regional and international points together with bilateral relations, enhancing cooperation in areas of mutual curiosity.
Later, Lavrov congratulated FM Qureshi and the Pakistani management for efficiently conducting the session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Extraordinary Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Afghanistan.
The Russian Foreign Minister additionally conveyed his greatest needs relating to the upcoming assembly of the OIC Foreign Ministers’ Council in Islamabad subsequent month.