China, Pakistan renew support for Afghan peace efforts
PESHAWAR (Pajhwok):China and Pakistan have underlined the importance of promoting the Quadrilateral Consultative Group (QCG) in facilitating an Afghan-led reconciliation process.
Pakistan Prime Minister’s Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz and China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Beijing resolved to work closely with the Afghan government in its efforts for stability.
At a meeting with Aziz in Beijing on Friday, the Chinese minister appreciated the sacrifices of Pakistan in countering terrorism and its strong resolve to eradicate the menace.
The Pakistani diplomat is in China to attend the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA).
Regional and international developments, including Afghanistan, came up for discussion at the meeting, said astatement from the Foreign Officein Islamabad.
Last week, President Ashraf Ghani said his country no longer saw Pakistan’s cooperation in talks with the Taliban. He asked Pakistan to honour its commitment by taking military action against the Taliban.
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