Pakistan to attend trilateral core group meeting on Afghanistan


Pakistan is participating in a high-level trilateral core group meeting that also includes Afghanistan and the United States and which is scheduled to begin today in Brussels.

The participants of the meeting will discus matters relating to peace and stability and national reconciliation in Afghanistan.

Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Kayani and Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani will be proceeding to Brussels for the meeting with Afghan President Hamid Karzai and US Secretary of State John Kerry.

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

Pakistan has consistently endeavoured to facilitate an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process and remains committed to continuing its positive and constructive role towards a durable peace in Afghanistan.