In his weekly news briefing in Islamabad on Friday‚ Foreign Office Spokesman Moazzam Ahmad Khan said Pakistan attaches great importance to peace and stability in Afghanistan and it is willing to facilitate the reconciliation process there.
He said a Pakistani delegation will attend Ulema Conference being held in Kabul this month.
About the killing of Mullah Nazir in drone strike in North Waziristan‚ the spokesman said he cannot confirm the death of the Taliban leader in the drone strike. However‚ we consider drone attacks totally unproductive‚ unlawful and violation of Pakistan's territorial integrity.
He said Pakistan has time and again taken up the issue of drone strikes with the United States and hopefully the issue will be resolved bilaterally. He said we are also in touch with different organizations including the United Nations to brief them about Pakistan's position on the drone attacks.
Regarding Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar's recent visit to Saudi Arabia‚ he said leadership of both the countries emphasized the need to institutionalize the relationship. Both the sides also discussed regional situation with particular reference to the situation in Afghanistan and Syria.
He said the two countries share the perception that terrorism poses a common threat to the region and the world.
Moazzam Ahmad Khan said Islamabad attaches great importance to its relations with Saudi Arabia and Iran.
About US-Iran relations‚ the spokesman hoped that all the issues between the two countries will be resolved peacefully.