The withdrawal of Americans from Afghanistan is causing a new fever between Kabul and Islamabad. On Friday, July 16, the 26-year-old daughter of the Afghan ambassador to Pakistan was abducted while on a taxi ride in the center of the Pakistani capital. He is said to have been attacked by two men before fainting on the side of the road. On Sunday, July 18, Kabul recalled its ambassador, after which Pakistan did the same as it had done in Afghanistan.
White House Special Envoy to Afghanistan Salme Khalilzad paid a brief visit to the Pakistani capital on Monday. “A fight”, Though only “Temporarily”On Eid-ul-Kibir, a Muslim holiday was celebrated from July 19 to 23 this year. The US diplomat was from Doha, where talks between the two sides resumed over the weekend. For the first time since the opening of the peace process between the Afghan government and the Taliban in September 2020, talks have been held at the highest level in the context of intense fighting in Afghanistan.
Mr. Khalilzad met with Pakistani army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday. It carried a positive message about the development of the situation in Afghanistan, and on July 2 the United States withdrew almost completely. However, the talks between Afghanistan and Doha in Doha gave no indication of an immediate end to the conflict between Afghan security forces and the rebel movement.
Pakistan, in this highly turbulent environment, has been accused of adding fuel to the fire. On Thursday, July 15, Afghanistan’s first vice president Amrullah Saleh tweeted, “Pakistan Air Force is currently a “Close air support to the Taliban in some areas” She was recently blackmailed, “Spin Boltak warns Afghan military that it will thwart any operation aimed at expelling the Taliban from the region.”. This city in southern Afghanistan is located between the Kandahar and Pakistan borders Indian photographer Danish Siddiqui has died, Friday, under the bullets of the Taliban.
Mr. Islamabad’s reaction to Saleh’s comments was quick. “These statements undermine Pakistan’s genuine efforts to find an appropriate solution under the auspices of the Afghans.”, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi responded. On Friday, the latter promised that Pakistan would instead respond favorably to the Afghan government’s request to carry out air operations in the spin bolt sector. “Despite the international practice of not allowing such activities near a border”.
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