Pakistani foreign minister visits Kabul

Source:Xinhua Published: 2018/12/24 15:26:47

Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi paid a visit to Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Monday to hold talks with Afghan officials, said a statement of Afghan Foreign Ministry released here.

This is Qureshi's second visit to Kabul since Dec. 15, during which he would exchange views with Afghan officials on matters pertaining to mutual interests including the ongoing peace process.

"Foreign Minister Qureshi in meeting with his Afghan counterpart noted that a peaceful and stable Afghanistan is for the interest of Pakistan and stressed regional cooperation to make succeed the ongoing peace efforts in Afghanistan," the statement said.

Appreciating Pakistan's efforts for peace, Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani emphasized holding direct talks between Afghan government and the Taliban group, the statement said.

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