New Pakistan PM to Skip UN General Assembly to Focus on Economy

03 September, 2018, 19:00 | Author: Bert Pena
  • On Kashmir, this is the report that Pakistan will prepare

However, what was significant in the hurriedly-called news conference of Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Sunday was that the government had decided not to react in a knee-jerk manner.

Prime Minister Imran Khan has said the government will lodge a strong protest at the worldwide forums against the blasphemous caricatures of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in the Netherlands.

Pakistan is cooperating with Beijing's "Belt and Road" initiative, but the country's financial situation remains hard. The two sides issued divergent statements after the telephonic conversation.

The statement also noted that the top Iranian and Pakistani diplomats agreed to host the next rounds of bilateral political consultations and the joint economic commission at early dates.

General Dunford said the US would maintain both diplomatic and security presence in South Asia and this was going to change over time.

He emphasized that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has repeatedly verified that Iran had strictly adhered to the terms of the JCPOA and said Pakistan stands with Iran in this hour of need.

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Sidhu said the Kargil War took place after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's 1999 visit, while the Pathankot attack in 2016 happened after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's return.

After his return from Pakistan last month, Mr Sidhu said, there was controversy in India, but the new Pakistan prime minister said "they want peace".

"Islamabad does not have that political clout, and Pakistan's own relations with the U.S. are hanging with a fragile thread that could break any moment", said geopolitical analyst, Qamar Cheema.

The two sides also discussed ways to develop military and security cooperation and expressed hope that Tehran and Islamabad would further increase relations given their common goals, interests and border concerns.

Zarif started his tour of Pakistan on Thursday.

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