Pakistan welcomes three-day ceasefire in Afghanistan for Eid-ul-Azha

Ministries Official News

Islamabad, July 31, 2020 (PPI-OT):Pakistan has welcomed an announcement by Afghan Taliban for a three-day ceasefire on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha and a similar reciprocal statement by Afghan government. In a statement in Islamabad, Foreign Office said Pakistan believes that this is a positive development towards advancing the goal of a peaceful and stable Afghanistan, and hope that further steps will be taken to implement the US-Taliban Peace Agreement leading to Intra-Afghan negotiations.

The Foreign Office said Pakistan remains committed to a peaceful, stable, democratic, prosperous and united Afghanistan, at peace with itself and with its neighbours. Prime Minister’s Special Representative for Afghanistan Muhammad Sadiq in a tweet has also welcomed the development.

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