Afghan Taliban express willingness for reduction in violence: FM


Islamabad: Jan 16, 2020 (TNS): Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says Afghan Taliban have expressed willingness for reduction in violence.

In a video message on Thursday, he said this is a step toward peace agreement in Afghanistan.

The Foreign Minister said talks between the United States and the Taliban had been continuing for some time and Pakistan desired some progress in the talks.

He said Islamabad believed that Pakistan, Afghanistan and the region need peace and stability.

Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Pakistan has considerably fulfilled its responsibility regarding the Afghan peace process. He said we desire that the entire region moves towards peace, which benefits both Pakistan and Afghanistan.