The Pakistani Ambassador to Afghanistan Zahid Nasrullah Khan has assured the latest issue in Kashmir will have no impact on Afghan peace process.

He made the remarks during an interaction with the Afghan media outlets in Kabul earlier today.

Ambassador Khan further added that Kashmir issue, being a longstanding issue between Pakistan and India will have no impact on Afghan peace process.

Furthermore, Ambassador Khan accused India of destabilizing the region as Pakistan and the international community are focused on resolving the conflicting in Afghanistan.

He also added that Prime Minister Imran Khan is working hard on Afghan peace process in a bid to resolve the Afghan conflict and bring enduring peace in the country.

This comes as the remarks by certain Pakistani politicians sparked concerns among the Afghan after India scrapped the Article 370, revoking the special status granted to Jammu and Kashmir.

The former Afghan President Hamid Karzai said in a Twitter post earlier this evening that “Comments in Pakistan linking peace in Afghanistan to their objectives in Kashmir are indicative of Pakistan viewing Afghanistan as strategic depth.”

Karzai further added “I call on Pakistan govt to stop using extremist violence as instrument of policy in the region.”

He also added “We hope the new measures by govt of India will lead to the betterment and prosperity of people in Jammu and Kashmir as the citizens of India.”


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