No use of Afghan soil against Pakistan: Diplomat

The Afghan ambassador in Islamabad says the use of Afghan territory will not be allowed against Pakistan.

Najibullah Ali Khel held out the assurance at a meeting with Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on National Security Dr Moeed Yusuf.

The special advisor raised the issue of Indian terrorist activities in Pakistan during talks with Ali Khel in Islamabad.

Dr Moeed Yusuf and the Afghan diplomat also discussed matters pertaining to regional peace and security.

Dr Moeed also discussed Prime Minister Imran Khan’s recent visit to Kabul, saying the two countries had agreed to work together to resolve security issues.

He remarked: “The region can only move forward if Pakistan and Afghanistan are united in their thinking. ”Prosperity in both countries would come from mutual relations and trade.

“The prime minister’s visit to Kabul encouraged mutual understanding,” Dr Moeed said.

“Pakistan’s economic security is linked to stability in Afghanistan as ties with Central Asian countries will benefit the two countries,” the advisor added.

He accused India of trying to destabilise Pakistan where the latter was making continuous efforts for peace in Afghanistan.