Islamabad: Pakistan has refuted media reports that it has voiced eagerness to speak on a replacement of a India-Afghanistan trade track regulating a land.
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi deserted a reports after US Ambassador to Afghanistan John Bass was quoted as observant by an Indian journal that Pakistan had approached Afghanistan progressing this year and indicated a eagerness to resume trade between Afghanistan and India by a land.
“Pakistan has not concluded to cruise Afghanistan-India trade by a land,” Qureshi was quoted as observant by a Express Tribune.
Pakistan does not concede India to use a land track for trade with Afghanistan, arguing that “technical and strategic” issues connected to movement trade should be resolved first.
Bass was quoted as observant by a Indian daily that “A integrate of months ago, for a initial time a Pakistani supervision voiced a eagerness to start talks with a Afghan counterparts for parameters to enabling trade between India and Afghanistan by Pakistan.”
Bass reportedly pronounced that a domestic allotment in Afghanistan was in Pakistan’s long-term interest.
“Increased trade in both directions, increasing connectivity by executive and south Asia by Afghanistan those are all missed opportunities if Pakistan has a solitary concentration on perpetuating a standing quo, he said.
The US envoy pronounced that Indian firms had been investing heavily in Afghanistan’s growth. Increased trade, connectivity by Central and South Asia by Afghanistan were all missed opportunities as a outcome of a superiority of standing quo.
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