ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Everlasting Consultant to the UN Ambassador Munir Akram slammed India, the us’s president for the month of August, for not inviting Islamabad to the Council’s assembly on Afghanistan.
He made these remarks whereas addressing a press convention on the UN Headquarters in New York, hours after the UN Safety Council’s assembly.
Munir Akram stated that India had violated the us guidelines by denying Pakistan the chance to deal with the 15-member physique as a neighbouring nation with an important stake in peace in Afghanistan.
“We made a proper request for participation however it was denied. Clearly, we don’t count on equity from the Indian presidency for Pakistan.”
He stated that Pakistan’s full assertion can be circulated to the us members.
Rejecting Indian and Afghan allegations in regards to the existence of secure havens and cross-border motion of Taliban fighters as “mere fantasies”, the envoy stated the Pakistani authorities has fenced the Pak-Afghan border which is now closed.
There have been no terrorist secure havens left after Pakistani army’s efficient operations in Waziristan and different areas, and that the fencing of the border was now 97% full to forestall cross-border motion, he added.
Ambassador Akram additionally slammed regional “spoilers” who he stated had been trying to derail the Afghan peace course of.
He warned in opposition to spoilers, “each inside and outdoors Afghanistan” in opposition to their machinations to advertise their vested pursuits.
Ambassador Akram stated that Pakistan was affected by a spate of assaults from Tehreek-i-Pakistan and Da’esh terrorists from the Afghan territory. “So, the shoe is on the opposite foot.”
The Pakistani envoy stated that Prime Minister Imran Khan had constantly known as for a political answer as the one method to restore sturdy peace and safety in Afghanistan.
“Pakistan due to this fact welcomed the worldwide consensus which has emerged that one of the best technique of securing peace and stability is thru a political answer negotiated between events to the battle,” he stated.
“We helped convene the intra-Afghan negotiations in Doha in September 2020,” he stated whereas highlighting Pakistan’s function within the peace course of.