No military solution to conflict in Afghanistan, says Pakistan

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“Pakistan has always condemned violence and called on all sides for restraint and commitment to pursue the process,” the Foreign Office said.

The FO also said that “Pakistan looks for omised engagement following earliest resumon of talks” between the parties.

It said Pakistan has been facilitating the peace and reconciliation process in good faith and as a shared responsibility and has encouraged all sides to remain engaged with sincerity and patience.

Pakistan said that there is no military solution to the conflict in Afghanistan and urges that both sides must re-engage to find negotiated peace from the ongoing political settlement process.