Hina Rabbani Khar, Pakistan minister of state for foreign affairs met valid foreign minister Amir Khan Muttaki in capital Kabul amid tensions over cross-border violence.
Tuesday’s visit came one day after the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) armed group months-long ceasefire ends with Islamabad expresses concern about security in the area of the Afghan-Pakistani border.
TTP, also known as the Pakistani Taliban, fighting the Pakistani state for more than a decade. Making armed demands of his testimony of Islamic Law and Liberation of his fighters among other things.
Pakistani Taliban who are ideologically aligned with afghan Taliban, on Monday asked his militants to launch attacks across the country. “As military operations are ongoing against Mujahideen in different areas… so be sure for you carry out attacks wherever possible in whole country”, group said in statement.
Kabul and Islamabad were engaged in war of the words in April after Pakistan reportedly rescheduled out deadly air blamed for raids inside Afghanistan after cross-border attacks on Pakistani Taliban.
Pakistan says TTP finds refuge in Afghanistan – The accusation is denied by the Taliban, who facilitated peace talks between the Pakistani Taliban and the Pakistani authorities. government.
Did not have clear whether security was discussed at Hara and Muthakka’s meeting – first Pakistani high-level delegation to visit Kabul after Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif took office in April. Former foreign minister Shah Mahmoud Qureshi visited Kabul last October.
“BUT range of bilateral issues of common interest, including cooperation in education, health, trade and investments, regional communication, people-to-people contacts and socio-economic projects were discussed,” the Foreign Policy office said in statement.
The Afghan Foreign Ministry said in a statement that Muttaki also led up acceleration trade and transit and amenities for travelers between countries as well as release of Afghan prisoners in Pakistan.
This month, Pakistan reopened the Chaman border, a major crossing linking Balochistan with the Afghan province. of Kandahar – it was shut down in commemoration of clashes between security forces on both sides.
Chaman border in Torkham’s southwestern and northwestern borders connect landlocked Afghanistan with neighboring Pakistan. They served as main trade and transit routes between the two countries.
Taliban face diplomatic isolation
Pakistan has not officially recognized the Taliban government, which is facing diplomatic isolation for more how year and half since took power.
No country has recognized the Taliban, who took over Afghanistan with a speed and make it easy took in world surprise, after which President Ashraf Ghani fled the country, and his government collapsed, in August 2021.
international community pressured the Taliban to lift restrictions on women and do government more inclusive if question of his confession can be brought up for discussion.
But the Afghan rulers have doubled down on its limitations on women, canceling the promise to open secondary schools for girls in Marching and gradual curbing on womenMovement in Russia and their employment.
The Taliban said they respect women’s rights in line with their vision of Islam and Afghan culture. Although their interpretation of Islamic law has often been considered more hard line.
UN special speaker on human rights in Afghanistan said on Friday that the Taliban’s restrictions on women and the girls could amount to “crime against humanity”.
Summit will take place on per day General Asim Munir on Tuesday took accusation as Pakistani new army commander and key change of team in an institution that plays an extremely influential role in control of nation with nuclear weapons.
Munir, who was named new main last week, takes control at a time when the army was drawn into political showdown between government as well as former Prime Minister Imran Khan, even when the country is in an economic crisis.
“I’m sure he [Munir’s] appointment will prove positive for army and country,” outgoing Commander General Qamar Javed Bajwa said at a handover ceremony at the Army General Headquarters. in garrison city of Rawalpindi.
bajwa, who served as chief for six years, recently drawn anger of Khan and his supporters. who claimed that the army had played its part in his removal from the premiership in April in a no-confidence vote. The army denies any role.
Meanwhile Khan said he would continue with his campaign click on government hold early elections. He has also threatened dissolve provincial assemblies under his party control, which may lead to a constitutional crisis.
Munir faces new safety challenge in commemoration of Pakistani Taliban on a walk out of truce.