Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Monday acknowledged Pakistan’s invaluable contributions in the fight against terrorism for which Pakistan has paid a heavy price.
He said this while talking to his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi, who telephoned him and briefed him on the evolving regional situation after Pulwama incident in Indian-occupied Kashmir (IoK).
During the telephonic conversation, the Chinese foreign minister appreciated Pakistan’s efforts for peace in the region and agreed that the unfolding regional situation is serious with implications for peace and security of the entire region.
Speaking on the occasion, Shah Mahmood Qureshi thanked China for its steadfast support and underscored Pakistan’s desire for peace and stability in the region and resolution of all issues through negotiations with India.
The minister also highlighted the steps taken by Pakistan to de-escalate the situation.
They also agreed to stay in touch with each other over the regional developments.