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Pak-Afghan flag meeting ends without any result

Pak-Afghan flag meeting ends without any result
A man walks past an armed paramilitary soldier guarding the Pakistan-Afghanistan border crossing in Chaman November 28, 2011. A NATO cross-border air attack that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers at the weekend could hurt cooperation on Afghanistan, Pakistan's army spokesman said on Monday. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed (PAKISTAN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST MILITARY)

Karachi: A flag meeting, which took place between the security officials of Pakistan and Afghanistan to reopen the Friendship Gate at the Chaman Border, on Saturday ended without any result.

As per the Dawn, a well-placed para-military officer revealed this information.

Divulging the details of the meeting, the officer said the two sides adopted security measures on their respective borders.

During the meeting, both Pakistan and Afghanistan deliberated over issues related to the border which the two countries share.

In the aftermath of an attack at the Friendship Gate by the Afghan nationals on Friday, Pakistan had closed its border.

The closure of the gate led to suspension of traffic between the two neighbours.

The para-military officer further said that no time-frame can be given about the opening of the border, which has been closed for indefinite time.

He also stated that in retaliation the Afghans burnt the Pakistani national flag and pelted stones at the Friendship Gate and smashed its windowpanes.

The Afghans, celebrating the nation’s 97th independence at the border, resorted to pelting stones and chanting anti- Pakistan slogans. (ANI)