Islamabad, Moscow cooperation to help establish peace in region: FO


Foreign Office Spokesman Nafees Zakaria says bilateral cooperation between Pakistan and Russia will certainly help to establish peace and tranquillity in the region.

In an interview with Radio Pakistan, he said that a deal to procure military helicopters from Russia is likely to be concluded soon.

He said both Russia and Pakistan are very much concerned over security situation in Afghanistan and are unanimous in dealing with  this issue jointly to restore peace.

The spokesman said India wants instability in Afghanistan to establish its hegemony in the region, especially with regard to Pakistan.

Regarding Kashmir issue, he urged India to stop brutalities being perpetrated by its forces over innocent people in Occupied Kashmir.

He said over 6,000 people have become victims of pellet guns and the world should take notice of this crime against the humanity.

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