Terrorism has nothing to do with Islam: FO


Pakistan has said terrorism has nothing to do with Islam.


At a media briefing in Islamabad on Thursday, Foreign Office Spokesperson Qazi Khalilullah expressed concerns over growing incidents of hate crimes against Muslims after the Paris attacks.

He said Islam is a religion of peace and preach brotherhood.

Turning to downing military jet of Russia by Turkey, the spokesperson said tension between Ankara and Moscow should be eased through peaceful negotiations.

Answering a question, Qazi Khalilullah said Pakistan encourages contacts between Pakistan and Afghanistan at all levels.

To a question on Junagadh issue, he said Pakistan is ready to discuss all outstanding issues, including Kashmir without attaching any pre-conditions. He said these issues should be resolved according to UN resolutions.