Pakistan and Azerbaijan have agreed to enhance high level contacts and engage more deeply with each other on a broad spectrum of bilateral and regional matters.

Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif and his Azeri counterpart Elmar Maharramm Ogle Mammadyarov discussed various aspects of strengthening bilateral relations, at a meeting in New York on the situation of UN Geneva Assembly.

Azerbaijan Foreign Minister extended an invitation to the Khawaja Asif for an official visit to Azerbaijan.

Khawaja Asif also held meeting with Foreign Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis Mark Anthony Brantley. They agreed to enhance cooperation in diverse fields.  

Secretary General of Amnesty International Salil Shetty, also called on Khawaja Asif, to seek Pakistan’s support in addressing the grave situation of Rohingya people in Myanmar.

Khawaja Asif emphasized on the need to eliminate the root causes of the situation and moving beyond addressing the symptoms alone.

He stressed that efforts by some countries to benefit from the situation and hijack the narrative under the garb of terrorism was regrettable and unfortunate.

He reaffirmed Pakistan’s commitment to supporting all humanitarian efforts for the victims of ethnic-cleansing, the Rohingya Muslims.

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