Pakistan has received positive response from Afghan authorities: Khwaja Asif

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ISLAMABAD: Defence Minister Khwaja Asif has said that Pakistani delegation had received positive response from interim Afghan government during recent visit to Kabul.
Addressing a press conference here on Tuesday, the defence minister said that an Afghan delegation would visit Pakistan soon. He said that under Doha accord, the Afghan interim government was bound not to allow use of Afghan soil for terrorism against Pakistan. He said, “we urged the Afghan authorities to honour the Doha agreement, and they acknowledged our position in this regard.”
The defence minister condemned the suicide attack in Balochistan and reiterated the government’s resolve to root out menace of terrorism from the country. He said the security forces were valiantly fighting against terrorism.
Meanwhile, Khawaja Asif strongly criticized the PTI Chairman Imran Khan, the government was not in hurry to arrest him. He said, “Imran Khan still wants the support from the establishment for returning to power”. Imran had been creating a drama for some days by not appearing before courts, he said, adding that no suspect has refused from appearing before courts during last 75 years history of Pakistan. The PTI chief was involved in a number of cases of financial misappropriation and he should be held accountable for this, he said.


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