Pakistan rejects ‘baseless accusations’ amid contemporary terror wave in Afghanistan


Islama­dangerous and Kabul had determine­d in June to not difficulty ‘hostil­e’ statem­ents agains­t one another

Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal. PHOTO: FILE


International Workplace Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal. PHOTO: FILE

KARACHI: Islamabad has categorically rejected ‘baseless accusations’ regarding latest terrorist incidents in Afghanistan, with out mentioning from the place the allegations had been being hurled.

“The general public blame-game is opposite to the spirit of the understanding between management of the 2 nations to handle points by shut coordination amongst related businesses,” International Workplace Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal stated in a tweet on Friday, hinting that some Afghan officers might need blamed Pakistan with out elevating the difficulty at an agreed upon platform.

Final month, the highest management of the 2 neighbouring nations determined to not use public boards to hurl accusations or give ‘hostile’ statements in opposition to one another with a view to construct belief, enhance bilateral relations and proceed with the Afghan peace course of.

The choice was taken through the go to of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to Islamabad, the place he held wide-ranging discussions with Prime Minister Imran Khan and the nation’s army management.

“Pakistan condemns all acts of terrorism in Afghanistan and hopes that either side would proceed working constructively for sturdy peace in Afghanistan and the area,” the spokesperson stated in one other tweet.

Sarwar Ahmadzai, President Ghani’s Adviser on Nationwide Safety, had additionally hinted that makes an attempt had been being made to disrupt the bilateral ties, which he talked about had been on a constructive trajectory.

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“Sure parts need to disrupt relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan,” Ahmadzai stated in a joint press convention together with Pakistan’s Minister of State for States and Frontier Areas (Safron) Shehryar Afridi in Islamabad earlier within the day.

He, nevertheless, expressed confidence that the continued reconciliation course of in Kabul – during which Islamabad has performed a pivotal position – would show profitable in restoring peace within the war-torn nation.

The event comes amid an endless wave of violence throughout Afghanistan, the place civilians are being killed daily within the nation’s grueling battle, now in its 18th 12 months.

Within the newest incident on Friday, at the very least eight folks had been killed and dozens wounded when a bomb detonated outdoors Kabul College whereas college students had been ready to take an examination.

Taliban, in the meantime, have denied any involvement in Friday’s blast.

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President Ghani’s go to to Islamabad was his first since 2015 and a part of newest efforts by Pakistan to enhance troubled ties with Afghanistan.

Officers aware of the closed-door assembly between Ghani and Imran, who had been each assisted by their respective aides, instructed The Categorical Tribune that either side had agreed that “to create higher environment, it was necessary that each nations should keep away from blaming one another at public boards”.

Officers stated the 2 nations agreed to make use of “acceptable diplomatic channels” to convey issues as an alternative of resorting to giving public statements.

Relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan have remained tense for years largely due to the belief deficit.

Whereas Islamabad blamed Kabul for internet hosting militants answerable for finishing up assaults in Pakistan, Afghanistan additionally routinely accused the jap neighbour of offering secure haven to the Taliban.

President Ghani additionally gave a number of statements pointing fingers at Pakistan for the unrest in Afghanistan. Islamabad, nevertheless, all the time dismissed such allegations and continued to achieve out to Kabul for finding out all points by dialogue.



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