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Kabul, Islamabad facing similar problems: Abdullah

Kabul, Islamabad facing similar problems: Abdullah

Oct 20, 2014 - 10:59

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Chief Executive Officer Dr. Abdullah Abdullah has described recent changes in Afghanistaninfo-icon and Pakistaninfo-icon as a good opportunity for cooperation, stressing bilateral meetings should be substantive.

Abdullah made the remarks at a meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister’s Advisor on Foreign Affairs and National Security Sartaj Aziz in Kabul on Sunday, a statement from the CEO office said.

“Both countries are facing similar challenges and problems. If they cooperate with each other sincerely, their problems could be solved,” Abdullah was quoted as saying.

He urged Pakistan to play a positive role in bringing peace and stability to Afghanistan. The CEO believed the neighbours should join forces in fighting the scourge of terrorism.

About Pakistan’s rocket attacks on Kunar province, Abdullah said the incursions had strained the relationship between the two countries.

Better economic ties and facilities for businesspeople could help improve the lot of peoples on both sides of the Durand Lineinfo-icon.

Aziz congratulated Abdullah on assuming the CEO position and agreed on the need for enhanced cooperation between Kabul and Islamabad.

“The Pakistan government has taken concrete measures for fighting against militants as most of their hideouts had been destroyed,” the advisor claimed.

They would not allow Pakistan’s soil to be used against Afghanistan, Aziz promised, expressing his willingness for a joint fight against terrorism.

He renewed Pakistan’s support for the peace and reconciliation process in Afghanistan and the desire for improving economic links. Pakistan wanted to extend a railway line through Afghanistan to Central Asia, he concluded.




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