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Pak protests detention of two diplomatic officials in Kabul

ANI  |  Islamabad [Pakistan] 

The Foreign Office on Wednesday summoned envoy to lodge a protest over the detention of two Pakistani diplomatic officials in

"The Deputy Head of Mission (DHM) was summoned to the Foreign Office today to lodge Pakistan's strong protest over the incident in which two diplomatic officials in were detained, reportedly by security agencies," said a statement from the Foreign Affairs Ministry.

The statement said that the Afghan DHM was conveyed that the incident was a clear violation of the Vienna Convention of Diplomatic Relations (1961) and against the spirit of relations between the two countries.

It added that the Afghan was urged to take immediate steps to ensure the security and safety of Pakistani diplomatic personnel and premises as well as to ensure that such incident do not take place in future.

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First Published: Thu, May 18 2017. 00:15 IST