Pakistan responds over new developments in US and Afghan Taliban peace talks
ISLAMABAD – Pakistan responds over new developments in US and Afghan Taliban peace talks.
Pakistan on Thursday welcomed the announcement regarding resumption of the US-Taliban talks.
According to a statement issued by the Foreign Office, Pakistan hope that it will lead to intra-Afghan negotiations and ultimately to a peaceful and stable Afghanistan .
Islamabad encourages all parties to the conflict to engage constructively as a shared responsibility, the statement said.
Pakistan has always maintained that there is no military solution to the conflict in Afghanistan , the statement said, adding that an inclusive peace and reconciliation process, involving all segments of the Afghan society, was the only practical way forward.