Pakistan, Iran agree to continue consultations on Afghanistan situation

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Iran have agreed to continue consultations in the wake of the evolving situation in Afghanistan.

The understanding to this effect was reached during a telephonic conversation between Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and his Iranian counterpart Hossein Ameer Abdollahian.

The two sides exchanged views in detail about the latest developments in Afghanistan.

The two Foreign Ministers also agreed on holding a virtual conference of Afghanistan’s neighbours at the level of representatives in the upcoming days.

Speaking on the occasion, Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Pakistan attaches special significance to its relations with the brotherly country Iran.

In his remarks, the Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Ameer Abdollahian lauded Foreign Minister Qureshi’s concerted efforts to evolve a coordinated strategy in the backdrop of the situation in Afghanistan.

He also thanked Shah Mahmood Qureshi for visiting Iran.

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