Pakistan, China & Afghanistan sign MoU to enhance security cooperation

15 Dec, 2018 2:27 pm

KABUL (92 News) – Pakistan, China and Afghanistan have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to increase cooperation in security and anti-terrorism.

Addressing a joint press conference with the foreign ministers of China and Afghanistan after the conclusion of the first phase of tripartite talks in Kabul on Saturday, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said that a joint strategy against terrorism is inevitable for economic progress, peace and stability in the region.

He said that Pakistan is determined to eliminating terrorism completely. “Pakistan and Afghanistan will benefit from improved border system,” he said.

He said that Pakistan, China and Afghanistan will have to collectively foil the designs of enemies of peace in the region.

The minister said that Pakistan will continue to play the role of a facilitator in Afghan reconciliation process. “Pakistan has always supported the dialogue process for peaceful resolution of the Afghan conflict.”

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, in his remarks, said that his country wants to make the Afghan reconciliation process successful.

He said they will play their role to reduce trust deficit between Pakistan and Afghanistan. “China also wants to further strengthen relations with Afghanistan and desires to make it part of CPEC.”

The Chinese FM said they support the Afghan led and owned peace process.

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