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Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar. — Photo by APP

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office Spokesperson Moazzam Khan on Tuesday said that stable Afghanistan was in common interest of Pakistan and Russia.

Talking to Pakistan Television (PTV), he said that both the countries want peace and stability in the region.

Moreover, he said that Foreign Minister Hina Rabani Khar had extended an invitation during her visit to Moscow in February this year.

He said the forthcoming visit of Foreign Minister Lavrov would provide an opportunity to further expand and intensify the existing mutually beneficial bilateral ties.

He stated, the two countries also share common objective of peace and stability in the region and attach importance to regional connectivity both in terms of trade and energy cooperation.

The Russian Federation can cooperate in agriculture, energy, science and technology, he said.

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