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He stated this while speaking to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani who telephoned him to condole the killing of Nayyer Iqbal Rana, a diplomatic official serving at Pakistan's consulate general in the Afghan city of Jalalabad.
He thanked the Afghan president for his condolences and said Pakistan expected that urgent steps would be taken by the Afghan government to apprehend the culprits of the crime and bring them to the justice swiftly.
Abbasi emphasised the need for cooperation and said that to realise this objective, "it is important that our two governments should collectively work for deepening the conducive environment" of relations between the two countries.
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