Pakistan pledges to work for easing tension in South Asia

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WASHINGTON: Pakistan remains committed to lessening the risk of an armed conflict in South Asia, says a joint statement issued after the US-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue.
The document also underlines Washington’s recognition of Kashmir as a dispute that needs to be resolved peacefully.
“Pakistan affirmed that it remains committed to pursuing measures aimed at building confidence and lessening the risk of armed conflict,” said the statement issued on Tuesday evening, a day after the talks concluded.