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After ‘productive meet with Afghan leaders’, next stop is Iran, says Pak Foreign Minister

Shah Mehmood Qureshi , Pakistan’s Foreign Minister and his delegation after meeting with President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani in Kabul on Monday said that his meeting was ‘productive’.

The statement from the Afghan govt said that the two sides discussed Afghanistan-Pakistan relations, bilateral issues, Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process and next steps after intra-Afghan talks, reported the TOLONews. 

In the meeting, the importance of regional and world countries’ cooperation was highlighted in the peace process of Afghanistan, the statement said. Qureshi said he had productive meetings with Afghan leaders.

In a tweet, Qureshi said that after the productive meet with Afghan leaders, his next stop will be Iran. “Regional connectivity and collective outlook is essential for progress.”


Qureshi arrived in Kabul on Monday morning.

Pakistani media reported that Qureshi left Pakistan for a four-nation tour as part of Islamabad’s policy of outreach in the neighborhood.

The Pakistani delegation consists of the foreign secretary and senior officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs who will visit Afghanistan, Iran, China and Russia from December 24-26, 2018, a statement issued by the Foreign Office of Pakistan said on Sunday.

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