The Prime Minister Imran Khan while emphasizing the need for an inclusive government in Afghanistan, He warned that instability in the war-torn Afghanistan could affect all the neighboring countries.
The Premier said during an interview to Russia Today (RT) television that inclusive government is the only way to peace and stability in Afghanistan.
The PM Imran Khan said that Afghanistan was going through a crucial period, added that either it would move towards stability after wars for 4 decades or it would go in a wrong direction and resultantly chaos and huge humanitarian and refugee crises would affect all the neighbors of the country.
He further added that “We think that in the interest of Afghanistan and for long term stability an inclusive government should be formed to strengthen unity there,”
The PM Imran Khan said that Pakistan was working with the neighbors of Afghanistan to determine what the Afghan government should do so the international community could recognize it.
The Premier mentioned that the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit meeting was important as it was attended by almost all the neighbors of Afghanistan.
Pakistan was part of the world community and the recognition of the Taliban government in Afghanistan would be a significant step, PM Imran Khan said
He said that from the standpoint of Pakistan, the terrorism was also feared from the soil of Afghanistan because previously 3 terrorist groups were using the Afghan soil for terrorism in Pakistan.
The PM Imran khan while responding to a question said that despite being an ally of the United States, 480 drone strikes were carried out on Pakistan.
He maintained that Pakistan-Russia relations were improving, added that they wanted to further boost their relations with Moscow, Pakistan has also good ties with Iran and Saudi Arabia.
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