Pakistan has no favourites in Afghanistan: Foreign Minister

Islamabad, August 15, 2021 (PPI-OT): Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi says Pakistan will keep on playing positive role for establishment of peace in Afghanistan. Addressing media in Multan today (Sunday), he said the whole world has acknowledged Pakistan’s stance regarding Afghanistan issue. The Foreign Minister said Afghan people want peace in their country and they are to decide their future by themselves.

 

He said Pakistan has no favourites in Afghanistan and whoever forms government there, Pakistan will accept it. Shah Mahmood Qureshi said in the current situation, the whole world and Pakistan are on the same page. He said negotiations are currently underway in Afghanistan and hopefully the issue will be resolved through dialogue.

 

He said this is the testing time for Afghan leadership and they should give peace a chance. The Foreign Minister said Pakistan’s Embassy in Kabul is completely functional and we are observing the situation closely. He warned that India should not play the role of spoiler in the current situation, as its negative efforts will prove harmful for peace of the region.

 

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