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China, Iran, Turkey Acknowledge Pakistan’s Sacrifices Against Terrorism: Asif

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ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Wednesday said China, Iran and Turkey have acknowledged Pakistan’s sacrifices in the war against terrorism during his visit to these countries. These three countries had endorsed the stance of Pakistan regarding Afghanistan issue, he said this while talking to a private news channel. The minister said China, Iran and Turkey agreed that there was no military solution to the problem in Afghanistan, but it should be resolved politically.

All countries would help Afghanistan to establish peace, he added. He said it was decided that lasting peace in Afghanistan was important for stability in the region and vowed to continue working together for peace in Afghanistan. Khawaja Asif said efforts of the incumbent government for Afghanistan were yielding results. “I briefed Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi about the conflict in Afghanistan,” he stated. He said India was investing in Afghanistan along the border of Pakistan and we have serious reservations on it. He said that he would hold meetings with leaders of the world including Afghan President Ashraf Ghani during his visit to United States (US) soon.