KABUL (MEP) – Pakistani PM at a meeting with US Special Envoy for Peace in Afghanistan, emphasizing on the reduction of violence in Afghanistan, welcomed the resume of peace negotiations.
Zalmay Khalilzad met with Imran Khan last night in Islamabad and discussed Afghan peace issues.
Pakistani media have reported that during the meeting, Imran Khan has pledged to support the peace process in Afghanistan.
According to reports, Pakistani PM has emphasized on the reduction of violence in Afghanistan and called on the conflicting sides to take action in this case.
Meanwhile, U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, Zalmai Khalilzad has tweeted, “Pakistan joined us for 2nd time.”
“We agreed on steps in support of the Afghan people’s desire to end war & bring a lasting peace,” he said.
Khalilzad had also met with Afghan government and political leaders before traveling to Pakistan.
The US special envoy for peace in Afghanistan has begun a new round of peace trips after breakdown of talks with the Taliban visiting Belgium, Russia, Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Meanwhile, a Chinese-hosted peace talk between Taliban and Afghan representatives is scheduled to be held in upcoming days.