Chequers Summit Joint Statement

The Prime Minister held trilateral talks with President Zardari and President Karzai this morning which paved the way for further work to be carried out in securing a peace settlement. The PM confimred that 'an unprecedented level of co-operation' had been reached in the meeting, with President Zardari stressing that Pakistan would give it's full support in assisting with the peace process in Afghanistan. The meeting also enabled a number of bilateral issues to be considered, and the leaders agreed a closer relationship between their respective security forces, amongst other peace building measures.

The joint statement that was issued today can be accessed here in full: http://www.number10.gov.uk/news/chequers-summit-joint-statement/