FM underlines need for joint Pak-Afghan efforts to defeat terrorism

FM underlines need for joint Pak-Afghan efforts to defeat terrorism
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Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif says Pakistan and Afghanistan can successfully fight the war against terror through mutual trust.

Talking to newsmen after visiting Afghan embassy in Islamabad on Thursday to condole the deaths caused by recent terrorist incidents in Kabul, he said such happenings remind us of the need for closer cooperation to eradicate terrorism .

He said Pakistan and Afghanistan will have to work together to address the challenge.

The Minister said there is strong desire on both sides of Pakistan and Afghanistan for peace in the region.

Khawaja Muhammad Asif said campaign against terror is our common war and we will have to fight it out together.

To a question, he said meetings of high level Afghan delegation with Pakistani leadership have been constructive and positive.    

The Foreign Minister said visit of the Afghan delegation also demonstrated will of the two countries to join hands in fighting the war against terror.      

Afghan Ambassador Omer Zakhilwal thanked the Foreign Minister for sharing grief of Afghan people.    

He said mutual discussions and good relations are necessary for elimination of the monster of terrorism .

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