Pakistan raises key concerns in Moscow Format over Afghanistan scenario

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Pakistan raises key concerns in Moscow Format over Afghanistan scenario

Third Meeting of the Moscow Format was held in Moscow today (Wednesday).

The meeting, hosted by Russia, was attended by China, Pakistan, Iran, India, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan and a high-level Afghan delegation.

Special Representative for Afghanistan, Ambassador Muhammad Sadiq, represented Pakistan at the meeting.

In his statement, the Special Representative conveyed that Pakistan's constructive role in the Afghan peace process was well-recognized and acknowledged by the international community.

He highlighted that peace in Afghanistan would benefit the entire region in terms of stability, secure borders, enhanced connectivity, return of refugees and countering terrorism.

He emphasized that there was urgent need to extend humanitarian support to Afghanistan for which international community must step up its efforts.