Relations ‘warming’ between Pakistan, Afghanistan

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Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif (L) and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani (R) give a joint press conference in Kabul, Afghanistan, 12 May 2015.

Relations ‘warming’ between Pakistan, Afghanistan


A new chapter in Pakistan-Afghanistan relations has been opened. The president of Pakistan, Mamnoon Hussain, said his Afghan counterpart, Ashraf Ghani, responded “warmly” to Islamabad’s “sincere” overtures and that improved relations will result in peace and stability for the region.

Addressing lawmakers in parliament, Hussain said Pakistan’s “sincerity” to forge close ties has resulted in the opening of a “new chapter” in bilateral relations with Afghanistan’s new government, reported the Vo...


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