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Dossier against India discussed with Afghan envoy

ISLAMABAD: Special Assis­tant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on National Security Dr Moeed Yusuf on Thursday raised the issue of Indian terrorist activities in Pakistan during talks with Afghan Ambassador Najibullah Ali Khel.

The SAPM met the Afghan diplomat and discussed with him matters pertaining to regional peace and security, said a press release.

Dr Moeed said the two countries shared common geographical, historical, religious and cultural ties.

He also discussed Prime Minister Imran Khan’s recent visit to Kabul.

He said the two countries had agreed to work together to resolve security issues, adding, “the region can only move forward if Pakistan and Afghanistan are united in their thinking”.

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The SAPM said that prosperity in both countries would come from mutual relations and trade.

“The prime minister’s visit to Kabul encouraged mutual understanding,” Dr Moeed said.

Pakistan, he said, was focusing on economic security where it could act as a natural hub for global economic interests.

“Pakistan’s economic security is linked to stability in Afghanistan as ties with Central Asian countries will benefit the two countries,” Dr Moeed Yousuf added.

India was trying to destabilise Pakistan where the latter was mak­ing continuous efforts for peace in Afghanistan, Dr Yusuf said.

The Afghan ambassador held out assurance to Dr Yusuf that Afghan soil would not be allowed to be used against Pakistan.

Published in Dawn, November 27th, 2020

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