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News ID: 25469
Asia » Asia
Publish Date: 17:46 - 04 July 2018
TEHRAN, July 04 - A top diplomat from President Donald Trump's administration has met with the Pakistani army chief to discuss Afghanistan’s peace following a recent cease-fire between the Taliban and Kabul.

US diplomat visits Pakistan to discuss AfghanistanTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - Pakistan is believed to have played a role in ensuring the first truce in Afghanistan's brutal 17-year war when Kabul and insurgents separately but peacefully celebrated the Muslim feast of Eid al-Fitr. However, violence has later resumed.

Alice Wells, U.S. deputy assistant secretary of state, met with Pakistani army chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa, AP reported.

The visit Tuesday came after Afghanistan stepped up efforts at finding a peaceful settlement.

 

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