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Stable Afghanistan is Pakistan’s best interest: Foreign Office

Stable Afghanistan is Pakistan’s best interest: Foreign Office

Pakistan supports all initiatives promoting sustainable peace and security in the region

Pakistan’s foreign office reiterated that Pakistan wants stable Afghanistan and wishes long-lasting bilateral relationship with the neighboring country.

Addressing a weekly press briefing, Nafees Zakaria Spokesperson Foreign Office, condemned the recent terrorist attacks happened in Afghanistan. Nafees Zakaria said Pakistan was deeply saddened by the loss of precious human lives.

Pakistan supports all initiatives aimed at promoting sustainable peace and security in the region and emphasized bilateral relationship with the neighboring country.

Zakaria during his press briefing reiterated that a stable Afghanistan was in its best interest as it desired long-lasting bilateral relationship.

He said the deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan, among the entire gamut of bilateral relations and regional issues was discussed during the talks with a United States delegation.

The US delegation was on a bilateral visit to Pakistan, led by acting Under Secretary of State and Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan (SRAP) Alice Wells, which called on Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua.

Zakaria while replying to another question, he said Pakistan had suffered a lot due to terrorism and had been playing a significant role in the war against terrorism.

He said the stubborn attitude of incumbent Indian government had also affected the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), which was responsible for the development and mutual cooperation of between the regional countries.

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