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No military solution for Afghanistan conflict, peace is crucial: Pak envoy

He suggested ways for restoring peace, like intra-Afghan reconciliation, robust border management

ANI  |  Washington DC 

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Asserting that in is crucial for development in the region, Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry said there is no military solution to the conflict in

Chaudhary made these remarks while addressing members of the Washington-based think tank community, local and press, and academia, at an event organised by the Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) in on Wednesday.

Dunya News quoted Chaudhary as saying that continues to support an inclusive political reconciliation process in as the only viable path towards obtaining lasting in the region and added that there is no military solution to the conflict in

The envoy also suggested ways for restoring and stability in which included intra-Afghan reconciliation, robust border management, repatriation of Afghan refugees and close cooperation between and

He said the tendency of accusing of security incidents inside was unhelpful.

Chaudhary claimed that militant groups had found sanctuaries in Afghanistan's ungoverned spaces after fleeing Pakistan's border areas due to the military operation in the region.

He also alleged that these militant groups which are based in had planned coordinated attacks against both the countries during recent times.

First Published: Thu, July 27 2017. 13:58 IST