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US most relevant third party for Kashmir issue: Pak PM Sharif


Nawaz Sharif,

Karachi: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that the United States would be the most relevant third party that could intervene to resolve the Kashmir Issue, said a statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office.

Sharif made the statement during his meeting with members of Senate Foreign Relations Committee, reports the Dawn.

He also briefed the senators about his recent peace initiative for India-Pak ties, which he mentioned during his speech in United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session last month.

He also stated his government’s commitment to enhance coordination with the Afghanistan government to counter terrorism and promote peace in the region.

The Prime Minister appreciated US efforts and assistance to Pakistan to counter terrorism. He added that due to successful operations by the security forces, the ability of militants to conduct any major attack in the country has significantly diminished.

According to the statement, members of the US Congress have also highlighted Pakistan’s importance in the region and mentioned the significance US-Pakistan engagement to achieve the goals of regional peace and stability.