• publish: 13 August 2019
  • time: 1:39 pm
  • category: Politics
  • No: 9733
Pakistan’s Ambassador to U.S.:

Kashmir issue could affect Afghan peace talks

Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States Asad Majeed Khan has said the issue in Kashmir could affect the Afghan peace talks.

Speaking during an interview with the editorial of New York Times, Ambassador Khan said the redeployment of troops from the bordering regions with Afghanistan to Kashmir frontier could complicate peace talks with the Taliban.

However, he said Kashmir and Afghanistan issues were separate emphasizing that he was not attempting to link them.

Ambassador Khan further added that Pakistan hoped the American talks with the Taliban would succeed.

He also added that Islamabad is doing all it can and will continue support the Afghan peace talks.

This comes as the Pakistani Ambassador to Afghanistan Zahid Nasrullah Khan has assured the latest issue in Kashmir will have no impact on Afghan peace process.

He made the remarks during an interaction with the Afghan media outlets in Kabul last week.

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