FO Pakistan to participate in talks in Brussels on Afghanistan

Islamabad: As part of the high level consultations between Pakistan, Afghanistan and the US, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, Chief of Army Staff and Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani will be proceeding to Brussels for the Trilateral Core Group Meeting with Mr. Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and Mr. John Kerry, US Secretary of State, today Tuesday.

During the meeting, matters relating to peace and stability and national reconciliation in Afghanistan will be discussed.

Pakistan has consistently endeavoured to facilitate an Afghan-led and Afghan owned peace process.

Pakistan remains committed to continue its positive and constructive role towards a durable peace in Afghanistan. Pakistan is convinced that a peaceful, stable, prosperous and united Afghanistan is in the interest of Afghanistan, Pakistan and the region.

During the visit, General Kayani will also meet with senior NATO officials.