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Afghan Foreign Minister summons Pak diplomat over Pak PM's remarks

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The summoned on Saturday a from here over Imran Khan's statement which has been taken as interference in internal affairs by

"The summoned the of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of in over the recent remarks by Pakistan's Mr Imran Khan," Sebghat Ahmadi, the of the ministry, said.

"We shared our serious criticism with the Pakistani side. The considers these remarks as clear and evident interference in Afghanistan's internal affairs," TOLOnews quoted Ahmadi as saying.

This comes after Khan told a public gathering on Friday that peace was "around the corner" in and a "good government will be established".

"Negotiations have been initiated with the God willing, our brothers in would live together in peace in the coming days...A good government will be established in Afghanistan, a government where all Afghans will be represented. The war will end and peace will be established there," the said.

US recently said that he wrapped up talks with the in Doha, adding that peace requires an agreement on four issues.

"In this round of talks, we were able to move to an agreement in draft on the first two principles, counter-terrorism assurances and withdrawal. And when that agreement in draft is finalized, and an inclusive Afghan negotiating team that includes the and other Afghans will begin intra-Afghan negotiation for a political settlement and a comprehensive ceasefire," the stated following the talks.

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First Published: Sun, March 17 2019. 12:31 IST