ISLAMABAD: Briefing the reporters in Islamabad today (Thursday), Prime Ministers Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said the recent drone attack in which the Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed, has caused a serious setback to the peace efforts and intensified hostilities in Afghanistan.
He said Pakistan always facilitated Afghan-led peace process for the restoration of peace in that country.
The advisor also expressed concern over growing Indo-US defence relations that is disturbing strategic and conventional balance of power in the region.
He said Pakistan will share its concerns with international community about threats to regional peace and stability.
Sartaj Aziz said dialogue is the only way to solution of all outstanding issues between Pakistan and India.
He said the most important diplomatic achievement during the last three years was path breaking transformation in Pakistans strategic partnership with China.
China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPECI) involving Chinese investment of 46 billion dollars was manifestation of that partnership, he added.
He said Pakistan has the right to maintain minimum nuclear deterrence to defend itself in the given situation.