WASHINGTON: Pakistan’s Ambassador to US, Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry on Tuesday said that a strong and durable partnership between Pakistan and the United States is essential for peace and stability in the region.
While addressing a gathering of South Asian experts, academics, opinion makers, US government officials and media representatives in Washington DC, Aizaz Chaudhry Pakistan-US relationship should be based on mutual respect and commonality of interests.
He said the Government of Pakistan has taken steps to facilitate Afghan-owned, Afghan-led peace and reconciliation process in Afghanistan.
Islamabad is supporting efforts for peace as stability in Afghanistan is vital for peace and stability in Pakistan, he added.
He said Pakistan has time and again emphasized that there is no military solution to the long-running conflict.