Firdous denies reports of Taliban meeting with PM

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Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan denied reports of the Afghan Taliban delegation meeting with the PM Imran Khan, saying that the reports published and broadcast in this regard are “baseless”. In a series of tweets on Friday, the Special Assistant said Foreign Minister’s talks with a delegation of Taliban Political Commission in Islamabad yesterday is a positive sign for the Afghan reconciliatory process. “This process is evident of the fact that Pakistan has always played an important role to create a favorable environment for regional and global peace,” she added. The Special Assistant said an Afghan Taliban delegation’s meeting with the Foreign Minister was part of this process, and it will hopefully yield positive results.—INP

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