Qureshi discusses Afghan situation with Iranian counterpart

Staff Reporter

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi spoke to his Iranian counterpart Sunday to discuss the Afghanistan, as the Taliban gear up to announce a new government in the war-ravaged country.

The foreign minister spoke to Iran’s Hossein Ameer Abdollahian over the phone, stated Radio Pakistan, adding that both leaders agreed to continue consulting each other over the evolving situation in Afghanistan.

The two sides exchanged views in detail about latest developments in Afghanistan and also agreed on holding a virtual conference of Afghanistan’s neighbours at the level of representatives in the upcoming days.

FM Qureshi said Pakistan attaches significant importance to its relations with Afghanistan, while his Iranian counterpart lauded Qureshi’s “concerted efforts to evolve a coordinated strategy in the backdrop of situation in Afghanistan.”

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