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Third round of Pakistan-UK Bilateral Consultations on Arms Control, Non-Proliferation and Disarmament

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The Pakistani side was led by Ms Tasnim Aslam, Additional Secretary (United Nations & Economic Co-operation) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

The third round of Pakistan-UK Bilateral Consultations on Arms Control, Non-Proliferation and Disarmament was held in Islamabad on 7 February 2014. The Pakistani side was led by Ms Tasnim Aslam, Additional Secretary (United Nations & Economic Co-operation) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office delegation was led by Ms Sarah MacIntosh, Director for Defence and International Security.

The talks were held in a cordial and friendly atmosphere. The two sides reviewed developments in the areas of international arms control, non-proliferation and disarmament. The delegations also discussed issues related to the maintenance of regional and strategic stability, as well as relevant areas of cooperation in the bilateral domain and multilateral fora.

The two sides found the talks useful and agreed to hold the fourth meeting in London on a mutually convenient date.