ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said Pakistan supports the stance of Azerbaijan on Nagorno-Karabakh.
He said during his telephonic conversation with his Azeri counterpart Jeyhun Bayramov, The Radio Pakistan reported.
The Foreign Minister said Pakistan stands by the people and leadership of Azerbaijan during these difficult times.
He condemned the Armenian bombardment of the rural areas of Azerbaijan. He, however, said that the ceasefire between Azerbaijan and Armenia on humanitarian grounds is a positive step for regional peace and stability. He said durable peace depends upon the complete implementation of UN Security Council resolutions and the withdrawal of Armenian forces from the areas of Azerbaijan.
Foreign Minister hailed Azerbaijan’s support for oppressed Kashmiri people at the international forums.
The two Foreign Ministers agreed to further bolster cooperation between the two countries in different areas including trade, education, and culture.
The Azeri Foreign Minister accepted the invitation extended by Shah Mahmood Qureshi to visit Pakistan.