Pakistani embassy in Kabul operational: FM Qureshi
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that Pakistan’s Embassy in Kabul was operational and Pakistan wants peaceful resolution of Afghanistan, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
He was talking to media persons in Multan afternoon. Qureshi said that Pakistan has no favorites in Afghanistan and after Ashura, he would talk to the neighbors of Afghanistan.
He stressed that all Afghan factions should settle the dispute peacefully and the leadership of Afghanistan was in crisis. He reiterated that Pakistan has been constantly conveyed that there would be no military solution to Afghanistan. Commenting on India the FM said that India should play part in the resolution of the issue instead of creating a mess.
The FM Qureshi held a press conference at a time when the Taliban encircled Kabul from all sides and now a peaceful transfer of power to transitional government is being prepared as per the international media quoting the acting interior minister. BBC reported that the Taliban orders its fighters to refrain from violence and allow safe passage for anyone wanting to leave the capital Kabul.
Pakistan to support efforts for a political settlement in Afghanistan: MOFA
Moreover, Pakistani foreign ministry spokesperson Zahid Hafiz Chaudhari said that Pakistan was closely following the unfolding situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan would continue to support the efforts for a political settlement, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
MOFA Spokespersons said, “We hope all Afghan sides will work together to resolve this internal political crisis.”
Zahid Hafiz Chaudhari said, "The Embassy of Pakistan in Kabul is extending necessary assistance to Pakistanis, Afghan nationals and diplomatic and international a community for consular work and coordination of PIA flights.”
"A special [Pakistani] inter-ministerial cell has been established in the Ministry of Interior to facilitate visa/arrival matters for diplomatic personnel, UN agencies, international organizations, media, and others," Foreign Office Spokesperson said.