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Intra-Afghan talks provide historic opportunity for peace, says Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD (Online): Prime Minister Imran Khan has underlined that Intra-Afghan Negotiations provide a historic opportunity to the Afghan leaders for achieving durable peace and stability through an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process.
Talking to Taliban Political Commission, headed by Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, which called on him in Islamabad on Friday, he reiterated that there is no military solution to the conflict in Afghanistan.
Imran Khan expressed hope that the Afghan parties would continue to build on the recent positive developments in the Intra-Afghan Negotiations.
He underscored Pakistan’s consistent support to an inclusive, broad-based and comprehensive political settlement. He also underlined the need to be vigilant about the role of spoilers, who continue to make attempts to disrupt and derail the peace process.
The Prime Minister expressed concern over the high level of violence and called on all sides for reduction in violence leading to ceasefire.
Highlighting peace and stability in Afghanistan, he said it will provide a strong impetus to economic development, regional integration, and connectivity, benefitting Afghanistan and the region.
The discussions focused on the progress in the Afghan peace process and the way forward.
The TPC delegation’s visit is part of Pakistan’s serious efforts to facilitate Afghan peace process to achieve a peaceful, stable, united, independent, sovereign and prosperous Afghanistan.

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