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Joint Statement on the 14th meeting of the Pakistan-Russia Consultative Group on Strategic Stability

Joint Statement on the 14th meeting of the Pakistan-Russia Consultative Group on Strategic Stability

Joint Statement on the 14th meeting of the Pakistan-Russia  Consultative Group on Strategic Stability

On 7 February 2024, the 14th round of Pakistan-Russia Consultative Group on Strategic Stability was held under the chairmanship of Additional Foreign Secretary (Arms Control and Disarmament) Mohammad Kamran Akhtar and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs S.A. Ryabkov

The parties had an in-depth exchange of views on international security and regional stability challenges, as well as on various aspects of arms control, disarmament and non-proliferation.

The two sides discussed issues related to the agenda of the First Committee of the UN General Assembly, the Conference on Disarmament, the IAEA and the OPCW. The issues concerning biological, space and international information security, as well as new and emerging technologies, including the military use of artificial intelligence, came under discussion at length.

The two sides expressed satisfaction on the similarity of views on range of issues of global strategic stability, regional security including matters related to arms control, disarmament and non-proliferation.

Readiness was expressed to continue close coordination at relevant international platforms. Moreover, the importance of regular meetings of the Consultative Group was also emphasized.

It was agreed to hold the 15th meeting of the Group next year in Islamabad.

Editor: Raja Kamran