Germany expresses concern over recent tension between Pakistan and India


Islamabad, March 12 (TNS): Germany has expressed concern over the recent tension between Pakistan and India and urged the two countries to resolve their issues through negotiations.

The expression was made by German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas while addressing a join press conference with Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in Islamabad today.

He appreciated the speedy release of the Indian pilot and Prime Minister Imran Khan’s offer of dialogue to India, saying that these steps helped de-escalate the tension between the two countries.

The German Foreign Minister appreciated Pakistan’s efforts for elimination of terrorism. He particularly lauded Islamabad’ role in restoration of peace and stability in Afghanistan.