Pakistan slams Armenia for targeting civilians

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Ansar M Bhatti

ISLAMABAD: Spokesperson Ministry of Foreign Affairs Zahid Hafeez has said Pakistan is closely monitoring the developments in Nagorno Karabagh region.

The recent reports of shelling on civilian centers inside mainland Azerbaijan including the cities of Ganja, Tartar and Barda are extremely disturbing.

Pakistan expresses its condolences to the government and the people of Azerbaijan and calls upon Armenia to desist from attacking the innocent civilians in violation of the international humanitarian law he added.

‘We reaffirm our support to the brotherly nation of Azerbaijan in their legitimate struggle to defend their homeland.

Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi participated in a virtual Ministerial meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), hosted by the Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan.