Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi while talking to Afghan Deputy Foreign Minister Idrees Zaman in Islamabad on Tuesday reaffirmed Pakistan’s commitment to play its role for the Afghan peace process.
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan says his country is keen to complete the construction of a much-delayed pipeline designed for receiving Iran’s natural gas, weeks after he paid a visit to the neighboring state.
Pakistan’s Chargé d’affaires in the Embassy of Pakistan in Kabul was summoned to Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan over recently cross-border shelling which inflicted casualties on Afghan civilians in South-eastern Khost province.
While addressing the seventh round of the Pakistan –Afghanistan Track II Dialogue in Islamabad, the Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that peace in Afghanistan is imperative for regional connectivity, and the Afghan people have to decide their future themselves.
The United States said Tuesday it had approved the sale of 24 MH-60R helicopters to India, significantly boosting its emerging ally’s firepower to target submarines as China expands in the Indian Ocean.
Amrullah Saleh’s remarks came after Afghanistan recalled its top diplomatic envoy from Islamabad in protest against Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s statement urging the creation of an interim government in Kabul to smoothen peace process in the war-ravaged nation.
Amrullah Saleh, a vice-presidential candidate for the next elections in Afghanistan and former head of the country's intelligence services, gave an interview to FRANCE 24. He discussed the ongoing talks between the US and the Taliban, as well as Afghanistan's ties with neighbouring Pakistan.