Afghanistan, Pak. territory should not be used against each other: Sartaj Aziz

, 11:27 AM IST

Kabul: Sartaj Aziz, the Pakistani foreign affairs adviser has said that Kabul and Islamabad should not allow the use of their respective territories against each other.

Aziz, during a meeting with Afghan Ambassador Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal, reportedly expressed serious concerns over the U.S. drone strikes in its country, reports the Khaama Press.

The meeting between both diplomats followed days after the Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan’s Balochistan province.

Bilateral ties, the border situation the Afghan reconciliation process, and several matters of importance including the fate of Afghan peace process following the death of Mansour were reportedly also discussed between both sides.

Aziz’s remarks comes as the Afghan officials have long been critizing Pakistan for allowing the insurgent groups use its soil as a safe haven to plan and coordinate attacks in Afghanistan.

The Taliban group and the notorious Haqqani terrorist network leadership councils are believed to be based in Pakistan.(ANI)