"The FM assured me that Pakistan would deal firmly with all terrorists and will continue steps to de-escalate tensions with India", he tweeted.
The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) also said that experiment marked a great milestone for the country as the weapon has been developed, integrated and qualified exclusively through indigenous efforts of Pakistani scientists and engineers. "The horrific, tragic incident of the Army Public School in Peshawar was a watershed [moment] in our thinking". "We believe that Kashmir requires immediate solution and both sides can contribute in resolving the long standing concerning situation in South Asia", he added.
Addressing the Business Leaders Summit in Islamabad, the foreign minister said, "We have a challenging situation on the western front in Afghanistan and we have a situation brewing on the eastern front".
He said that the APS tragedy had "encouraged" the political leadership to reach a consensus over fighting terrorism. "Pakistan has never shied of dialogue", he remarked.
"The two countries should sit together and found a way out".
Qureshi added, that the priorities of the government are clear. He further said that he had a meeting with the Indian foreign minister as well where he had stressed the need for a peaceful solution to the Kashmir dispute.
The foreign minister also informed Bolton that Pakistan's High Commissioner to India has returned to Delhi after consultations.
The German foreign minister also met with Prime Minister Imran Khan.
A Pakistan Army official told Hindustantimes: "We have confirmed reports that PAF's F-16 acquired from both USA and Jordan are on high alert all along India-Pakistan border-from Hyderabad in Sindh to Skardu in Northern Areas".
Qureshi said that peace in Afghanistan was important to realise the dream of progress and prosperity in the region, for which Pakistan was making persistent efforts.
Earlier, the German FM and his delegation held a meeting with Qureshi and his team. The two discussed bilateral relations between Germany and Pakistan and regional security situation.
"Pakistan is a peace loving nation but if subjected to aggression by adversary, we would respond with full force", the PAF statement quoted Anwar as saying. Maas lauded Pakistan's efforts to arrange talks between the United States and Afghan Taliban so the parties could find a solution to a 17-year-old conflict.