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Afghanistan-India relationship will not inflict harm upon Pak: Afghan Ambassador to Pak

ANI  |  Islamabad [Pakistan] 

Ambassador to Dr Omar Zakhilwal on Tuesday assured that Afghan-ties will not inflict harm on Pakistan, and that it need not object to the bilateral relationship between both countries.

Zakhilwal urged to maintain "good brotherly relationship" while addressing a round table discussion, titled "Bilateral Reconciliation: Opportunities and Challenges", organised by Regional Peace Institute in the federal capital.

According to Dawn, Zakhilwal emphasized on the factor of mutual between both Islamic countries and said that both the countries should respect the other's sovereignty and rise above their differences to establish peaceful relations.

He also conveyed that Kabul's alliance with will not jeopardize the security of Pakistan.

"Pakistan should not object to our ties with We assure that Afghanistan-relationship will not inflict harm upon Pakistan," Dawn quoted him as saying.

The Ambassador stressed that peace in is imperative to maintaining durable peace in Pakistan.

He also admitted to the government's lapses in tackling terrorism and added that Afghan government should take action against Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan's sanctuaries in that are operating against Pakistan.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, September 13 2017. 07:32 IST