Khalilzad Welcomes Pakistan Commitment to Work for Ceasefire in Afghanistan

US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad has welcomed Pakistan’s commitment to work for a reduction of violence and a ceasefire in Afghanistan.

“We welcome and are encouraged by the positive development in Pakistan-Afghanistan relations. If implemented, it provides an opportunity to move forward on peace and development in the region,” Khalilad said in a tweet.

“We congratulate both countries on emphasis Joint Vision places on: 1) preventing either’s territory to be used against the other, 2) inclusive governance, 3) stronger people/government/security ties, 4) more integrated economic connectivity, trade and development-linking Central Asia, Pakistan and Afghanistan,” he added.

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan undertook his maiden visit to Kabul last week which the visit was important in the context of Afghanistan’s current situation.

While the intra-Afghan talks are underway in Doha, Pakistan and Afghanistan have been trying for months to remove mistrust between them.

This comes as now all eyes are on the intra-Afghan talks that what would be the result of the Afghan peace process.

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