04 September 2017

News Story: Pakistan welcomes Afghan president's remarks on talks

ISLAMABAD, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- Pakistan on Saturday welcomed Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's statement that his country is ready for comprehensive dialogue with Pakistan.

President Ghani, in his message on the Muslim festival of Eid-ul-Azha, said that peace with Pakistan is on his country's national agenda.

Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif hailed the Afghan president's remarks in a statement, saying that his country is willing to hold talks with Afghanistan in line with a bilateral mechanism.

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