Iranian, Pakistani FMs meet in New York
New York, Sept 22, IRNA -- Foreign Minister Dr Kamal Kharrazi in a
meeting in New York Thursday with his Pakistani counterpart discussed
the Afghan crisis and explored ways of restoring peace and stability
to the war-torn country as a way of reinforcing the security and peace
in the entire region.
Abdolsatar said his country is deeply interested in a peaceful
settlement of the Afghan crisis with the cooperation of Iran.
Terming as "sad" the developments taking shape in neighboring
Afghanistan, Kharrazi pointed out that any of the warring groups in
Afghanistan cannot rule the country independently while stressing that
the only solution to the problem was creation of a broad-based
government in the country. The Taliban should seriously consider
this fact, he stressed. Kharrazi also called for punishment of those
behind the murder the Iranians in Pakistan.
The Pakistani minister stated that the punishment of the murderers
of the Iranian nationals is on the agenda of Pakistan's government.
He referred to the constructive talks between Iranian and
Pakistani presidents and said his country is longing for improvement
of ties with Iran.
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