Thursday, 14 November 2019, 02:42:10 pm
Pakistan reiterates support for intra-Afghan dialogue
April 30, 2019

Pakistan and the United States have agreed to remain engaged in the context of Afghan peace process and strengthening of bilateral ties.

The understanding came during delegation level talks between the two sides at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad.

The two sides also reviewed the state of engagement and cooperation between Pakistan and the United States on a range of bilateral issues including political, economic and consular matters.

Both the sides reviewed recent developments regarding the Afghan peace process.

Pakistan reiterated its support for intra-Afghan dialogue, which is vital to move the process forward.     

The Pakistan delegation also emphasized the need for creating a conducive environment in Afghanistan for early and dignified return of Afghan refugees to their homeland.            

Pakistani side was led by Ambassador Aftab Khokhar, Additional Secretary (Americas) while US Secretary of State's Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells represented the US team.