Japan-Pakistan Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

March 6, 2019

  1. On Wednesday, March 6, commencing at 16:10 Mr. Taro Kono, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan held a telephone talk with H.E. Mr. Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. The overview of the talk is as follows.

    At the beginning, regarding the recent situation in Kashmir, Minister Kono welcomed that Pakistan released the Indian Air Force pilot and requested both of Pakistan and India to self-restraint and stabilize the situation through dialogue.

    In response, Minister Qureshi explained about Pakistan’s efforts to combat terrorism and the call for dialogue with India. Both Ministers shared the view on the importance of counter-measures against terrorism.