PPP fully backs Afghan reconciliation, says Zardari
KABUL (Pajhwok): Asif Ali Zardari, former president and co-chairman of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), on Thursday discussed a range of issues and specifically the Afghan peace process with Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah.
Both the leaders discussed regional and bilateral issues, Afghan reconciliation process and regional stability, CEO spokesman Mujib Rahimi said.
Earlier today, Asif Ali Zardari arrived in Kabul for talks with high-ranking Afghan officials. The official wishing to go unnamed told Pajhwok Afghan News a delegation accompanied the former president.
The spokesman said both the leaders stressed for enhanced economic cooperation between the two countries. They agreed to discourage elements who were out to scuttle cordial relations between Kabul and Islamabad.
Abdullah and Zardari briefly talked on the ongoing peace process. Zardari announced his party would fully back the reconciliation process in Afghanistan.
Rahimi said Pakistan’s incumbent military and civilian leadership had pledged to take tangible steps for peace and stability in Afghanistan.
He said Afghan government was looking forward to Pakistan’s cooperation to make the peace process result-oriented.
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