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Pakistan assures US of support in Afghan peace talks

Zalmay Khalilzad, US ambassador for Afghanistan meets Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi to seek corporation in Afghan peace talks and stability.

Khalilzad expressed President Donald Trump’s desire to ask for help from Pakistan to end the war and bring stability in Afghanistan.

Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal shared in his tweet:

“Peace in Afghanistan is in the best interest of Pakistan,” Qureshi told the US envoy and assured continued support of the country to seek an early solution to the conflict.

US special representative also met with Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua and talked extensively about the political settlements in Afghanistan.  Government officials were also present from the both countries.

In addition to that, it was informed that some officials from Afghan Taliban’s political office in Qatar were co-incidentally in Islamabad. The officials included erstwhile Taliban ambassador and a former governor it was said the their visit is private

Zalmay Khalilzad was appointed in September and since then he is making sincere efforts to bring about peace in the Afghanistan. He is expected to travel to Afghanistan, Russia, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Belgium and UAE to end this at that has already costed Washington nearly $1 trillion.

 

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