New York- Pakistan has urged International Community to actively support proposed reconciliation process between Afghan government and Taliban, to promote peace and stability in the country.

Speaking in the UN Security Council on situation in Afghanistan, Pakistan's UN Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi assured that Islamabad would provide all possible support to facilitate the move.

She said those who disrupt the peace process should be discouraged. Maleeha said President Ashraf Ghani's talks with Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, during his recent visit to Islamabad has resulted in a strategic shift in Pak-Afghan relations. She said leaders of the two countries share a vision of partnership based on common security and economic interests.

Maleeha Lodhi said they have committed not to allow their respective territories to be used against each other. Referring to Zarb-e-Azb operation, she said, all terrorist groups have been targeted without any distinction.

She welcomed President Ashraf Ghani's resolve to bring Pakistan-based Afghan refugees back home and provide a roadmap for their repatriation within a specified timeframe.