Overseas Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that Russian President Viladimir Putin appreciated Pakistan’s function and efforts for selling regional peace and safety.
Whereas speaking to media, he stated Prime Minister Imran Khan and Russian President Viladimir Putin met briefly on sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Group (SCO) Summit in Bishkek. Each leaders mentioned Afghanistan concern, state of affairs in Center East and Iran. PM Khan additionally took the Russian President into confidence on Kashmir’s state of affairs, Qureshi advised reporters.
He stated the SCO discussion board offered a chance for peace, stability and regional connectivity. In the course of the summit on June 13, the prime minister whereas giving an interview to the Russian media, expressed his want to extend army ties with Moscow.
PM Khan stated he was proud of the burgeoning relation between Pakistan and Russia. “This isn’t the 60’s, issues have modified drastically from the previous riddled with ‘chilly conflict’,” stated Khan.
PM Imran Khan and different world leaders have been in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan to attend the 19th assembly of the Council of the Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Group.
Prime Minister Imran Khan held assembly with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidlines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in Bishkek on Thursday. The premier was representing Pakistan within the 19th assembly of the council of the heads of states of the SCO.
“We’ve developed cooperation with Russia between our protection forces and hope to deepen our contacts,” the PM stated whereas chatting with a Russian publication.
“Many of the 50s, 60s, 70s have been spent within the Chilly Struggle area, the place India was near the Soviet Union, and Pakistan was near the USA. We have been in several camps. Now issues have modified. It’s refreshing that now we have developed our contacts with Russia, and they’re growing on a regular basis,” he stated.
To a query on whether or not Islamabad intends to buy weapons from Moscow, the premier stated the Pakistani and Russian militaries have been already coordinating on the matter. “First, we hope that our stress with India decreases, so we should not have to purchase arms as a result of we wish to spend cash on human improvement. However, sure, we’re searching for arms from Russia, and I do know our army is already in contact with the Russian army,” stated the PM.