MOSCOW- Federal Minister for Defence Khawaja Asif ha said Pakistan strongly believes in the policy of non-interference and peaceful coexistence with neighboring countries. Federal Minister for Defence Khawaja Asif is on a three day official visit to attend 3rd Moscow Conference on International Security on special invitation from Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation Army General Sergei Shoigu. “We have lost lives, suffered monetarily but are determined to the cause of peace,” said Minister for Defence Khawaja Mohammad Asif. In the opening address by the Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation he said that in the past years, progress had been achieved for peaceful resolution of some most dangerous crisis situations and Russian Federation along with foreign partners actively contributed to the consolidation of overall efforts, in settlement of situations in Middle East and North America. Minister on the occasion added that Pakistan was fully cognizant of its role in the region and efforts were made to yield tangible results in stabilizing it. The necessity is to have regular exchanges of opinion, joint objective analysis. The Conference proved fruitful in the existing security scenario with hopes of a positive and workable roadmap for future.