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Pakistan Welcomes Afghan President's Offer To Talks To Taliban : FO Spokesperson

Foreign Office Spokesman says Pakistan Welcomes Afghan President's offer of talks to Taliban and urged all sides to avail this opportunity.

In his weekly news briefing, Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Faisal said Pakistan have always extended maximum cooperation to U.S. and Kabul for lasting peace in Afghanistan.

The Spokesperson said, Pakistan has actively participated in second Kabul meeting in pursuance of its Policy to take part in all Multilateral Forums geared towards peace and stability in Afghanistan.

He said peace and stability in Afghanistan is a shared objective for both Pakistan and the United States.

On India, the spokesperson said Pakistan has actively raised the issue of Indian ceasefire violations along LOC and Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh was summoned to the Foreign Office to protest over the shelling and killing of innocent civilians.

He said despite calls for restraint, India continues to indulge in ceasefire violations.