Some forces want to destabilise Pakistan: FM Qureshi.

ISLAMABAD -- Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Wednesday that some 'forces' wanted to destabilise the country.

Reacting to the Peshawar blast that killed at least eight, the foreign minister stressed that the federal and provincial governments will have to stay on alert. He added that public support was important to ensure security and urged people to maintain religious harmony.

'Some elements want to politicise the blasphemous caricature issue,' he told media. 'The government is not neglectful of its responsibilities.'

The foreign minister said the government would ensure security during Eid Milad-un-Nabi celebrations.

Speaking to the media, Qureshi recalled his telephonic conversation with his Afghan counterpart Mohammad Hanif Atmar on the recent terrorist attacks in Quetta and Peshawar.

The foreign minister said he warned Atmar against allowing terrorist elements to use Afghan soil. 'Some forces want to...

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