KABUL / ISLAMABAD: Afghanistan has recalled its diplomatic staff following an incident involving the daughter of an Afghan ambassador, which Pakistan has expressed regret over.
According to ARY News, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has recalled the ambassador and staff from Pakistan, and the Afghan Foreign Office has been instructed to return with the ambassador and all diplomatic staff.
The Afghan government has stated that “no one will be sent back until the diplomatic staff is fully secured.”
On the other hand, Foreign Office spokesman Zahid Hafeez Chaudhry deplored the recall of the Afghan ambassador and embassy staff.
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A Foreign Office spokesman said: “A high-level investigation into the abduction and assault of the ambassador’s daughter is under way. Security for the ambassador, his family and consulate staff has been beefed up.
According to a Foreign Office spokesman, the Foreign Secretary met with the Afghan Ambassador today and briefed him on the progress of the investigation.
According to the Foreign Office, “the government has highlighted the steps taken and assured cooperation. We hope the Afghan government will reconsider its decision.”
The Foreign Office spokesman issued a statement confirming the meeting between Prime Minister Imran Khan and the Afghan President in Tashkent.
According to the Foreign Office, the two leaders focused on the Afghan peace process and Pakistan-Afghanistan relations. Pakistan supported a united, peaceful and stable Afghanistan. The Prime Minister reiterated his continued support for the Afghan peace process.
“Pakistan has always insisted that there is no military solution to the Afghan conflict. The Prime Minister emphasized that instability and conflict are not in Pakistan’s interest. Imposing a government based on force will not pave the way for a solution.” Agreed to further expand.
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According to the Foreign Office, the meeting stressed that negative statements spoil the atmosphere, there is a need to restore trust on both sides, Pakistan will continue to work for a political solution on all sides, and agreed to take necessary steps to establish a bilateral mechanism To allay each other’s concerns regarding Pak-Afghan security.
A Foreign Office spokesman said: “The meeting took place in a constructive atmosphere. The two leaders also agreed to stay in touch and further enhance them.”