FM Qureshi, Iraqi counterpart discuss bilateral ties

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has underscored Pakistan’s consistent efforts to facilitate the Afghan peace process.

Talking to Foreign Minister of Iraq Dr. Fuad Hussein on the side-lines of the Antalya Diplomacy Forum in Turkey, he expressed the hope that the Afghan parties would realize the opportunity and work out an inclusive politically negotiated settlement.

The Foreign Minister featured the importance of liberalizing the visa regime for facilitating Pakistani Zaireen visiting the religious sites in Iraq.

Both the Foreign Ministers agreed to continue the positive momentum in the bilateral relationship including through increased high-level interaction.

Foreign Minister Qureshi reiterated the invitation to his Iraqi counterpart to visit Pakistan.

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