Printer Friendly

China,Iran,Turkey acknowledge Pakistan's sacrifices against terrorism: Asif.

ISLAMABAD -- Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Wednesday said China, Iran and Turkey have acknowledged Pakistan's sacrifices in the war against terrorism during his visit to these countries.

These three countries had endorsed the stance of Pakistan regarding Afghanistan issue, he said this while talking to a private news channel.

The minister said China, Iran and Turkey agreed that there was no military solution to the problem in Afghanistan, but it should be resolved politically. All countries would help Afghanistan to establish peace, he added.

He said it was decided that lasting peace in Afghanistan was important for stability in the region and vowed to continue working together for peace in Afghanistan.

Khawaja Asif said efforts of the incumbent government for Afghanistan were yielding results. 'I briefed Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi about the conflict in Afghanistan,' he stated.

He said India was investing in Afghanistan along the border of Pakistan and we have serious reservations on it.

He said that he would hold meetings with leaders of the world including Afghan President Ashraf Ghani during his visit to United States (US) soon.

COPYRIGHT 2017 Asianet-Pakistan
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2017 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)
Geographic Code:9CHIN
Date:Sep 14, 2017
Previous Article:Right of Access to Information Bill to ensure accountability, good governance and transparency: Marriyum.
Next Article:Marriyum eulogises role of media in strengthening democracy, fight against terrorism.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2018 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters