The Foreign Office spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said in a statement that Pakistan has welcomed the recent ceasefire agreement between the governments of the Republic of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.
The FO spokesperson said that, “We remain confident that both the countries would be able to resolve the issue amicably through dialogue and peaceful means.”
According to the media reports, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan had agreed what they called a complete ceasefire after reports of fresh shooting and troop build-ups in the aftermath of border clashes earlier this week that killed 49 people.
Both countries’ state security bodies heads had announced the agreement in a joint briefing in Kyrgyzstan, The presidents of both Central Asian countries also spoke on the phone to discuss further steps.
Saimumin Yatiyev, head of Tajikistan’s State National Security Committee, said as he stood next to his Kyrgyz counterpart Kamchybek Tashiyev that “The tragedy that happened in the border area must never happen again,”.
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