Pakistan working with ‘all groups to ensure Taliban live up to promises’


WASHINGTON:

Pakistan is working with Afghans and prolonged “Troika” – which incorporates the United States, Russia, and China – to make sure that the Taliban stay as much as the guarantees and declarations about upholding human rights that they’ve made to the worldwide neighborhood, mentioned Ambassador Asad Majeed Khan.

In an interview with a Fox 5 News programme on Sunday, the Pakistan envoy to the US mentioned that Pakistan is absolutely centered on serving to in each attainable means within the evacuation and repatriation of those that want to go away Afghanistan.

Asked concerning the Taliban pledge to respect girls’s rights, the Pakistani envoy mentioned that the group has not carried out itself the way in which everybody feared, referring to the opening of faculties and permitting feminine information anchors to come back in public.

“So, I think, there is some room for optimism so far,” Ambassador Khan added.

He mentioned that Pakistan, like all different worldwide gamers, is watching what the Taliban do and the way they do however the suggestions they’re getting is that, besides the airport chaos, there are not any incidents of violence from the remainder of Kabul and Afghanistan.

Replying to a query, he mentioned that Pakistan had suffered most from the battle in Afghanistan, shedding 80,000 Pakistani lives and incurring financial damages value about $150 billion.

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Prime Minister Imran Khan, the envoy mentioned, has been a constant advocate for years that there isn’t any navy resolution to the battle and that the one means ahead is thru dialogue and engagement between all events.

“That is precisely what we are trying to do, even as things develop and evolve so rapidly that they defied all assessments and surprised everybody and shocked everybody.”

To one other query, Ambassador Khan mentioned Pakistan has constantly maintained that Afghanistan territory shouldn’t be used towards any nation, together with Pakistan and the United States, as a result of ungoverned areas present protected havens to miscreants.

As regard the repatriation of these wishing to go away Afghanistan, he mentioned that the Pakistani embassy is working around the clock and issuing visas. Until August 21, he mentioned, Pakistan has repatriated 1,800 diplomats, international nationals and Afghans working for international missions and worldwide companies and that course of is occurring.

“I think in terms of what the international community should do, It’s very important that we all work together.”

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