(Final Up to date On: October 02, 2017 7:33 pm)
Plenty of former Afghan diplomats and senior safety officers expressed pessimism relating to the assembly of Pakistan’s Chief of Military Workers (COAS) with President Ghani in Kabul on Sunday.
The assembly which was held on the Presidential Palace, the Pakistani delegation promised that Islamabad is able to cooperate with Kabul in combat in opposition to terrorism which is a joint risk and supporting the Afghan-owned and Afghan-led peace course of.
Normal Qamar Javed Bajwa’s go to to Kabul was thought-about as a brand new season of cooperation between Afghanistan and Pakistan, amid rising U.S. pressures on Islamabad relating to the terrorists’ sanctuaries in its soil.
Former Afghan diplomat for Pakistan, Ahmad Sayeedi expressed pessimism relating to Bajwa’s Kabul go to, saying the federal government ought to concentrate on the transfer taken by Islamabad and act accordingly.
“Pakistani Chief of Military Workers got here to Kabul as results of imposed U.S. strain on Islamabad, Pakistan won’t ever be able to cooperate with Afghanistan and we must always act fastidiously,” he stated.
Former Minister of State for Reforms within the Safety Sector and ex-Spy Chief Amrullah Saleh expressed comparable views.
“Pak COAS 2 go to Kabul below US strain to vow piecemeal motion & cost the US a hefty invoice or ask concession for terrorists from NUG,” he stated in a Twitter publish.
Following the matter, some former Afghan army officers criticized Pakistan’s twin coverage in the direction of Afghanistan, saying any type of belief on Islamabad is a “mistake”.
“It’s clear that Pakistan won’t ever change its Afghanistan coverage; Afghan leaders ought to act responsibly and never be deceived by Islamabad once more,” stated Ateequllah Amarkhil.
Pakistan’s COAS Kabul go to comes amid rising U.S. pressures on Islamabad, following Washington’s new South Asia technique, introduced in August.
By Shakib Mahmud & Fawad Nasiri.