Beijing: Foreign Ministers of China, Pakistan and Afghanistan while discussing development, security and counter-terrorism during their first such trilateral dialogue, have agreed on not allowing any country, group or individual to use their territories for terrorism.
The three sides reiterated their firm resolve to fight the menace of terrorism, according to the joint statement shared by Pakistan’s Foreign Office after the meeting.
The statement said, “They expressed their strong determination not to allow any country, organisation or individual to use their respective territories for terrorist activities against any other countries.”
They agreed to strengthen counter-terrorism coordination and cooperation in an effort to combat all terrorist organisations and individuals without any discrimination.
“In this regard, they call on the Afghan Taliban to join the peace process at an early date,” the statement added.
They have also agreed to jointly work together on political mutual trust and reconciliation, development cooperation and connectivity, security cooperation and counter-terrorism as the three topics of the trilateral cooperation.
The second China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Foreign Ministers’ Dialogue will be held in Kabul next year.