Sartaj Aziz meets Saudi Foreign Minister, blames India for worsening situation at border

New York, Sept. 26 : Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s Adviser on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz met Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir on sidelines of the 70th UN General Assembly here on Friday and briefed him about the India-Pakistan relations.

During the meeting, Aziz blamed the ceasefire violations by Indian troops for the worsening situation on the Line of Control and the International Border.

“Mr. Sartaj Aziz briefed his Saudi counterpart on India-Pakistan relations and worsening situation on the Line of Control and Working Boundary, resulting from ceasefire violation by Indian troops in the Occupied Jammu and Kashmir,” said an official release by Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The two leaders also discussed regional and global situation, with particular focus on Yemen and Afghanistan.

Aziz expressed condolences on tragic accidents during this year’s Hajj that resulted in loss of precious lives.

They further reviewed the existing bilateral cooperation between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia and agreed to take the relationship between two countries to new heights, particularly in the field of defense cooperation, trade and law enforcement. (ANI)