ISLAMABAD: UAE's Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed contacted Pakistan counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi via phone and discussed the bilateral and regional situation, Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement of Friday night.
Briefing the UAE Foreign Minister on the situation after Pulwama attack in Indian Kashmir, that killed over 40 paramilitary troops and policemen, FM Qureshi said that Pakistan had asked India to share actionable information enabling Pakistan to help in the investigation.
According to the statement UAE Foreign Minister underscored the need for dialogue between India and Pakistan to resolve all outstanding issues.
FM Qureshi told his UAE counterpart that he is looking forward to attend the OIC Foreign Minister’s conference in Abu Dhabi next month.
Earlier on Friday in a letter to President of UN Security Council Pakistan’s Foreign Minister had said that the prevalent situation poses direct threat to global peace and security.
He said immediately after the Pulwama attack in India Kashmir on 14th of this month, India began accusing Pakistan without any investigation and New Delhi started threatening Pakistan of retaliation.
“It is with the sense of urgency that I draw your attention to the deteriorating security situation in our region resulting from Indian belligerence and threats of use of the force against Pakistan. The situation is a threat to international peace and security,” Shah Mahmood Qureshi’s letter to UNSC President reads