Pakistan military spokesperson Major General Asif Ghafoor in an interviews with Russian state-owned news agency acknowledged the value the relevance and importance of Russia in the region.
He further noted that Pakistan would welcome Russia’s role in mediating the recently inflamed tensions between Pakistan and India. “We would welcome any third-party mediation, which can bring peace in the region. And Russia is more than welcome.”
“We greatly value the relevance and importance of Russia in the region, especially what role Russia has lately played toward the Afghan reconciliation… Russia looks toward balance of power and multipolarity in the world. We value Russia’s voice as the voice of reason, and we would love if Russia, being a powerful country, plays its role which enables bringing peace in South Asia and beyond. And we expect that Russia will do it, as the efforts in fact being undertaken by Russia are generating good results,” the DG ISPR said.
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20 June, 2019