Pakistan News Update : ‘Troops’ withdrawal need to coincide with Afghan peace’

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Islamabad, April 16 : The Pakistani Foreign Ministry said that it is important that the withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan coincides with progress in the peace process.

Pakistan believes there is no military solution to the conflict in Afghanistan, spokesman of the Foreign Ministry Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said while responding to media queries about the US decision to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan before September 11, reports Xinhua news agency.

He said a negotiated political solution through an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned process is important for lasting peace and stability in Afghanistan.

The spokesman said Pakistan will continue to work together with the international community in efforts to promote Afghan peace process.

IANS

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