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Kabul summons Pak envoy over Imran Khan’s remarks regarding future Afghan government

16 Mar 2019 The Khaama Press News Agency

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan on Saturday

summoned the counselor of Pakistan’s Embassy in Kabul over Prime Minister Imran

Khan’s remarks regarding the future setup of the Afghan government.

According to a statement released by the Ministry of Foreign

Affairs, the counselor of the Embassy of Pakistan was summoned to clarify

regarding the recent remarks of Prime Minister Imran Khan regarding the

formation of the new Afghan government in the near future.

The statement further added that the Afghan government

communicated its strongest protest regarding the remarks of PM Khan and called

it a clear intervention in the internal affairs of Afghanistan.

Prime Minister Imran Khan had earlier sid that peace in

Afghanistan is around the corner as he expressed hopes that the negotiations

between the U.S. and Taliban representatives would result into a peace

agreement in coming days.

Khan made the remarks during a gathering in Bajaur tribal

district, according to a report by VOA News.

“Negotiations have been initiated with the Taliban. God

willing, our brothers in Afghanistan would live together in peace in coming

days,” Khan said.

Without elaborating further, Khan asserted the peace process

would result in stability, trade and economic prosperity for the region, and

particularly for Afghanistan to enable the war-shattered country stand on its

own feet.

“A good government will be established in Afghanistan, a

government where all Afghans will be represented. The war will end and peace

will be established there,” he added.

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