ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Expressing concerns over the speedy withdrawal of foreign forces from Afghanistan, the Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that 60 percent of foreign troops have already been pulled out of the war-torn Country.
Talking to media in Islamabad on Monday, the minister said that Pakistan wants that the withdrawal of the forces and the peace process occur in tandem.
The foreign minister said that Pakistan is already hosting three million refugees and the uncertain situation in Afghanistan will start a new influx of refugees into our Country.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that peace in Afghanistan is important for Pakistan to achieve its dream of regional connectivity
Terming Afghanistan a divided house, Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that the Afghan government and the Peace Council do not seem focused in their approaches. He said that unrest in Afghanistan will adversely impact Afghanistan.
Qureshi said that peace in Afghanistan is a shared responsibility of all stakeholders.
The foreign minister stressed the need for making intra-Afghan dialogue a success to ensure regional peace and stability.