Abb Takk News

FM Qureshi Discusses Regional Peace With His Russian Counterpart

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Russia on Thursday agreed for joint efforts aimed at restoring peace in the region, that has witnessed rising tensions among the United States (US) and Iran after both sides hit military targets of each other in Iraq.

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi telephoned his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov and discussed issues pertaining to soaring tensions in the Middle East and the overall situation in the region.

Qureshi said that an increase in tensions among the states could dent a severe blow to peace and stability in the region. “Both sides have to show restraint in order to overcome the current escalated situation,” he said.