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Afghan Foreign Affairs summons Pak charge d’affaires

Kabul [Afghanistan]: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has summoned Pakistan’s Charge d’affaires to Kabul and lodged a strong protest over the persecution of Afghan citizens residing in Pakistan and the frequent artillery shelling on Khans Kunar and Sarkano districts of Kunar province.

Expressing the deepest concerns of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan with regard to the indiscriminate shelling and the violation of Afghan airspace by the Pakistani military helicopters along the presumed Durand Line, the Director of the first Political Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mr. Mosa Arefi asked the Pakistani side to immediately cease such provocative actions.

In return, Pakistan Charge d’affaires to Kabul promised to convey the protest and concerns of the Afghan Government to the authorities and relevant officials of his country.(ANI)