Pakistani foreign minister to meet Clinton

Last Updated: Sat, Dec 01, 2012 06:30 hrs

Islamabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar will meet US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton when she leads an official delegation to Brussels Dec 3-4, the foreign ministry said Saturday.

Khar and Clinton will hold discussions on bilateral relations, and exchange views on the "way forward to achieve common objectives of peace and stability in the region", a foreign ministry statement said.

The foreign minister will be accompanied by army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani, reported Xinhua.

During her stay in Brussels, Foreign Minister Khar will hold discussions with her Belgian counterpart Didier Reynders on Pakistan-Belgium bilateral relations.

She will meet European Union's High Representative Catherine Ashton, Secretary General NATO Anders Fogh Rasmussen and EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht.

The delegation will also interact with the Foreign Affairs Committee of the European Parliament.

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