ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday “expressed deep regret that the military conflict ”between Moscow and Kiev continued in a telephone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
A statement, released by the Prime Minister’s Office, said both leaders discussed the latest situation in Ukraine during the telephone conversation. The premier, while expressing regret, reiterated the “principled position of Islamabad in support of immediate termination of hostility and resolution of the conflict through dialogue and diplomacy “.
“The prime minister added which had consistently highlighted the negative economic impact of the conflict on development countriesmanifesto in rising prices of oil and raw materials prime”, reads the note.
The Pakistani prime minister underlined “the importance of humanitarian relief for civilians ”and reminded the Ukrainian leader that Islamabad has sent two C-130s with humanitarian relief for His country.
“Recalling the recent OIC-CFM session in Islamabad, the premier informed that foreign ministers of the Islamic countries expressed deep concern at the deteriorating security and humanitarian situation resulting from the conflict in Ukraine.
They called the foreign ministers for an immediate termination of hostility and expressed will of Member States of the OIC a support and facilitate the dialogue process “, reads the note.
Prime Minister Imran pointed out that “he is not partisan countries like Pakistan was in a position a play a profit role in strengthen efforts for termination of hostility and a diplomatic solution “.
During callPM Imran also thanked President Zelensky for the support Ukrainian authorities extended in evacuation of Pakistani students and citizens, as well as embassy staff.