Russia can persuade India to play positive role for peace in Afghanistan: FM


ISLAMABAD, April 06 (Online): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said Russia is important country of the region and our bilateral relations with Russia are taking a new turn.

In a video message about the visit of the Russian Foreign Minister, he said both the countries desire promoting cooperation in the region.
He held betterment is coming in our bilateral ties with Russia. We are seeing how our economic and defense ties are moving forward.
The Foreign Minister said both the countries want to take forward the North South Gas pipeline project.

He underlined when atta crisis emerged in our country then Russia provided us wheat timely so that our prices could remain stable.
He said that discussions will be held with the Russian counterpart on promotion of trade.
The Foreign Minister said the two countries are playing their role in the Afghan peace process.
He remarked Russia have old relations with India and it can persuade India to play positive role for peace in Afghanistan.