Pakistan assures US of its commitment to Afghan peace talks – Dawn News

WASHINGTON: In a meeting between US Defence Secretary James Mattis and Ambassador Ali Jahangir Siddiqui, Pakistan has reiterated its commitment to playing a part in the Afghan peace and reconciliation process.

In his meeting with the US defence chief at the Pentagon on Monday, Ambassador Siddiqui also briefed Mr Mattis on Pakistan’s efforts to enhance its cooperation with Afghanistan. “We agreed on the need to work together for peace and stability in Afghanistan,” Ambassador Siddiqui told Dawn after the meeting. “I reiterated Pakistan’s commitment to play its part in this peace and reconciliation process.”

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