Prime Minister’s visit to New York successful,FO

Islamabad: Foreign Office has termed Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif’s visit to New York as very successful.

Speaking at the weekly press briefing here Thursday Foreign Office spokesman Aizaz Chaudhry said Prime Minister apprised the international community of Pakistan’s priorities.

He said Nawaz Sharif met with eighteen Prime Ministers and heads of state during the visit.

He said a good beginning has been made on drone strikes as international public opinion against it has started developing.

He said drones strikes are against our sovereignty‚ as well as international law. He said drones fan terrorism and Pakistan has shown always resistance against them.

Regarding Pakistan and Indian Prime Ministers meeting‚ the spokesman said all the issues‚ including Kashmir‚ water‚ terrorism‚ and Sir Creek came under discussion.

He said both sides agreed to take immediate steps to stabilize situation on the Line of Control.

He said immediate take away of the meeting was agreement that both Director General Military Operations will meet soon.

The spokesman said Pakistan has a clear stance on Kashmir dispute and we believe it must be resolved according to the aspirations of Kashmiri people and United Nations resolutions.

Regarding terrorism‚ the spokesman said Pakistan is victim of it and we have every incentive to work with everyone to get rid of this menace.

On a question about Indian involvement in Balochistan‚ he said whenever Pakistan and India will talk on composite dialogue‚ Pakistan will raise this issue.

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