Azerbaijan, Turkey appreciate Pakistan's push for peace in Afghanistan



Azerbaijan and Turkey on Wednesday lauded Pakistan for the role it has played in promoting peace in the region, especially the country’s efforts for peace in Afghanistan.

According to a statement issued by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa held a meeting with Azerbaijan’s Minister of Internal Affairs Colonel General Eyvazov Vilayat Suleyman oglu, the country’s Chief of State Border Service (SBS) Colonel General Elchin Guliyev and Chief of State Security Service Colonel General Ali Naghi Oglu Naghiyev at Baku, Azerbaijan today.

The military’s media wing said that the Azeri officials and the army chief discussed “matters of mutual interest, bilateral defence and security cooperation, regional peace and stability, and cooperation in energy, trade and connectivity projects”.

“Emerging geo-strategic paradigm in the region necessitates our close cooperation and collective response against common challenges,” Gen Bajwa told the officials. He also called for an increase in the “mutually beneficial engagements at all levels and forums” between Azerbaijan and Pakistan.