PM Imran welcomes US, Afghan Taliban peace deal


Islamabad, 29 February 2020 – Mudasser Chudhary:

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday welcomed the US, Afghan Taliban peace deal that took place earlier in the day, ending an 18-year-old long war.

In a tweet the premier said: “We welcome the Doha Accord signed between US & the Taliban.This is the start of a peace & reconciliation process to end decades of war & suffering of the Afghan people.”

“I have always maintained that a pol solution, no matter how complex, is the only meaningful path to peace,” he said.

PM Imran prayed for the Afghan people who suffered four decades of bloodshed, adding that all stake holders had to ensure stability and peace after the accord.

“Now all stakeholders have to ensure that spoilers are kept at bay. My prayers for peace for the Afghan people who have suffered 4 decades of bloodshed,” he said.

“Pakistan is committed to playing its role in ensuring the agreement holds & succeeds in bringing peace to Afghanistan,” the premier added.