ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office spokesman Abdul Basit said on Monday that by boycotting the Bonn Conference, Pakistan watnted to assure the importance of its sovereignty on world adding but his country wanted peace and stability in Afghanistan.
Talking to Pakistan Television he said Nato air strikes on two posts near Pak-Afghan border during last month which killed 24 Pakistani soldiers made impossible for Pakistan to take part in Bonn conference.
Basit said Pakistan has always desired of stability in Afghanistan.
“Pakistan want to see a peaceful Afghanistan but after the November 26 incident, in which Nato forces directly attacked the country's sovereignty, it was impossible for us to participate in the conference” he added.
“We had made a joint Commission with Afghanistan to develop peace in the region and it was Pakistan's utmost wish to see a result-oriented reconciliation process in Afghanistan,” Basit added.
He said that Pakistan and other countries knew the importance of peace in Afghanistan for the stability of the region as well as the world.